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English definition of “sedate”

sedate

adjective     /sɪˈdeɪt/
avoiding excitement or great activity and usually calm and relaxed: The fight against a chemical storage site has transformed a normally sedate village into a battleground. The speed limit is a sedate 55 mph.Calm and relaxed sedately     /-li/ adverb Calm and relaxed
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