Definition for SE-DATE

SE-DATE, a. [L. sedatus, from sedo, to calm or appease, that is, to set, to cause to subside.]

Settled; composed; calm; quiet; tranquil; still; serene; unruffled by passion; undisturbed; as, a sedate soul, mind, or temper. So we say, a sedate look or countenance. Dryden. Watts.

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