Definition of Sedately

1. Adverb. In a sedate manner.

Exact synonyms: Calmly



Definition of Sedately

1. Adverb. Calmly, without excessive emotion. ¹

2. Adverb. With little energy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sedately

1. sedate [adv] - See also: sedate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sedately

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security through obscurity
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sed
sed rate
sedan
sedan chair
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sedans
sedarim
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sedately (current term)
sedateness
sedatenesses
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sedative-hypnotic
sedative-hypnotic drug
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sedatives
seddity

Literary usage of Sedately

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1. The Amazons: A Farcical Romance in Three Acts by Arthur Wing Pinero (1895)
"Lord Litterly—Lady Noeline. Monsieur de Grival — Lady Wilhelmina. Mr. Minchin — Lady Thomasin. [The couples are formed, and all go out sedately. ..."

2. Memoirs & Travels of Sir John Reresby, Bart by John Reresby (1904)
"This session had gone on smoothly and sedately enough, in both houses, my lord treasurer having so ordered it, that the king's party increased rather than ..."

3. Plutarch's Lives: The Translation Called Drydens's by Plutarch (1885)
"... and demeaning himself tranquilly and sedately in adversity ; holding the opinion that he ought to offer himself to the service of his country without ..."

4. The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1908)
"fancy and began to argue with myself sedately what business I had, after threescore years, and after such a life of tedious sufferings and disasters, ..."

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