sedateness

  • 61staidness — staid·ness || steɪdnɪs n. quality of being staid; solemnity, sedateness; permanence, stability, fixedness …

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  • 62sedate — sedate1 adjective 1》 calm and unhurried. 2》 staid and rather dull. Derivatives sedately adverb sedateness noun Origin ME (also as a medical term in the sense not sore or painful ): from L. sedatus, sedare settle , from sedere sit . sedate2 verb… …

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  • 63calmness — n. 1. Quietness, tranquillity, serenity, repose, peace, peacefulness, stillness, calm, placidity, lull. 2. Mildness, sedateness, composure, self possession, coolness, quiet, tranquillity, serenity, placidity, peace, equanimity, repose …

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  • 64composure — n. Quiet, tranquillity, calmness, sedateness, placidity, coolness, equanimity, self possession …

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  • 65gravity — n. 1. Heaviness, weight. 2. Gravitation, centripetal force, attraction of gravitation. 3. Sobriety, seriousness, sedateness, thoughtfulness, demureness. 4. Importance, moment, momentousness, weightiness, seriousness …

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  • 66moderation — n. 1. Temperance, frugality, sobriety, forbearance, restraint. 2. Calmness, coolness, deliberateness, sedateness, mildness, equanimity, composure …

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  • 67sadness — n. 1. Sorrow, despondency, sorrowfulness, mournfulness, melancholy, depression, dejection. 2. Gloominess, mournfulness, heaviness, grief, sorrow, dolefulness. 3. Seriousness, sedateness, gravity …

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  • 68serenity — n. 1. Calmness, peacefulness, tranquillity, collectedness, sedateness, composure, coolness, calm, peace. 2. Clearness, fairness, brightness, calmness, stillness, quietness, peace. 3. Peace, quietness, tranquillity, calm …

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  • 69temperance — n. 1. Moderation, sobriety, soberness, self control. 2. (Rare.) Patience, calmness, sedateness, contentment, moderation …

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  • 70sedate — 1 adjective 1 moving in a slow and rather formal way: a sedate procession 2 peaceful, ordinary, and not very exciting: a sedate seaside town on the South Coast sedately adverb sedateness noun (U) 2 verb (transitive often passive) to make someone… …

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  • 71dignity — noun 1) the dignity of the proceedings Syn: stateliness, nobility, majesty, regality, courtliness, augustness, loftiness, lordliness, grandeur; solemnity, gravity, gravitas, formality, decorum, propriety, sedateness 2) …

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  • 72flightiness — light mindedness, volatility, levity, *Iightness, frivolity, flippancy Analogous words: capriciousness, unstableness or instability, fickleness, mercurialness or mercuriality, inconstancy (see corresponding adjectives at INCONSTANT):… …

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  • 73frivolity — levity, flippancy, light mindedness, volatility, flightiness, tightness Analogous words: trifling, flirting, dallying, coquetting, toying (see TRIFLE vb): play, sport, *fun, jest, game: gaiety, liveliness, vivaciousness, sprightliness (see… …

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  • 74jollity — hilarity, glee, *mirth Analogous words: merriment, joviality, jocundity, blitheness (see corresponding adjectives at MERRY): sport, disport, play, frolic, rollick, gambol, romp (see under PLAY vb): diversion, amusement, recreation, entertainment… …

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  • 75lightness — lightness, light mindedness, levity, frivolity, flippancy, volatility, flightiness are comparable when denoting the quality, manner, or attitude of one who is irresponsibly gay or indifferent especially when seriousness is expected. Lightness… …

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  • 76play# — play n 1 sport, disport, frolic, rollick, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb 1) Analogous words: enjoyment, delectation, *pleasure, delight: amusement, diversion, recreation, entertainment (see under AMUSE): *athletics, sports, games Antonyms: work… …

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  • 77serious — serious, grave, solemn, somber, sedate, staid, sober, earnest may be applied to persons, their looks, or their acts with the meaning not light or frivolous but actually or seemingly weighed down by deep thought, heavy cares, or purposive or… …

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  • 78sobriety — *temperance, abstinence, abstemiousness, continence Analogous words: moderateness, temperateness (see corresponding adjectives at MODERATE): quietness, stillness (see corresponding adjectives at STILL): seriousness, gravity, somberness,… …

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  • 79aplomb — n 1. poise, assurance, confidence, self assurance, self confidence, self possession, self command; composure, steadiness, stability, self restraint, self control, collectedness; equanimity, calmness, equilibrium, balance, sang froid, cool,… …

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  • 80balance — n 1. scale, scales, steelyard, measure; beam, lever. 2. equilibrium, equipoise, equipollence, equipollen cy, equiponderance, equiponderancy; equivalence, equality, parity, par; equalization, uniformity, symmetry. 3. poise, composure, aplomb,… …

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