sedateness

  • 1sedateness — index composure, decorum, moderation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2sedateness — Ⅰ. sedate [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) calm and unhurried. 2) staid and rather dull. DERIVATIVES sedately adverb sedateness noun. ORIGIN originally used also as a medical term in the sense «not sore or painful»: from Latin sedare settle …

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  • 3Sedateness — Sedate Se*date , a. [L. sedatus, p. p. of sedare, sedatum, to allay, calm, causative of sedere to sit. See {Sit}.] Undisturbed by passion or caprice; calm; tranquil; serene; not passionate or giddy; composed; staid; as, a sedate soul, mind, or… …

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  • 4sedateness — noun see sedate I …

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  • 5sedateness — See sedately. * * * …

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  • 6sedateness — noun The state or quality of being sedate; calmness of mind, manner, or countenance; composure; placidity; serenity; tranquillity …

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  • 7sedateness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun High seriousness of manner or bearing: graveness, gravity, sobriety, solemnity, solemnness, staidness. See ATTITUDE, HEAVY, STYLE …

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  • 8sedateness — se date·ness || sɪ deɪnɪs n. calmness, tranquility; composure, staidness …

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  • 9sedateness — se·date·ness …

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  • 10sedateness — noun a trait of dignified seriousness • Syn: ↑staidness, ↑solemnity, ↑solemness • Derivationally related forms: ↑solemn (for: ↑solemness), ↑solemn ( …

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  • 11Staidness — Staid ness, n. The quality or state of being staid; seriousness; steadiness; sedateness; regularity; the opposite of {wildness}, or {levity}. [1913 Webster] If sometimes he appears too gay, yet a secret gracefulness of youth accompanies his… …

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  • 12Sarah Childress Polk — Sarah Polk First Lady of the United States In office March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1849 Preceded by Julia Tyler …

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  • 13sobriety — n. 1. Temperance, abstemiousness, abstinence, soberness. 2. Calmness, coolness, sedateness, soberness, thoughtfulness, gravity, sober mindedness, staidness. 3. Seriousness, gravity, solemnity, sedateness …

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  • 14solemness — noun a trait of dignified seriousness • Syn: ↑sedateness, ↑staidness, ↑solemnity • Derivationally related forms: ↑solemn, ↑solemn (for: ↑solemnity), ↑ …

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  • 15staidness — noun a trait of dignified seriousness • Syn: ↑sedateness, ↑solemnity, ↑solemness • Derivationally related forms: ↑solemn (for: ↑solemness), ↑solemn ( …

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  • 16Calmness — Calm ness, n. The state of quality of being calm; quietness; tranquillity; self repose. [1913 Webster] The gentle calmness of the flood. Denham. [1913 Webster] Hes calmness was the repose of conscious power. E. Everett. Syn: Quietness; quietude;… …

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  • 17Composure — Com*po sure, n. [From {Compose}.] 1. The act of composing, or that which is composed; a composition. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Signor Pietro, who had an admirable way both of composure [in music] and teaching. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. Orderly… …

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  • 18Sobriety — So*bri e*ty, n. [L. sobrietas: cf. F. sobri[ e]t[ e]. See {Sober}.] 1. Habitual soberness or temperance as to the use of spirituous liquors; as, a man of sobriety. [1913 Webster] Public sobriety is a relative duty. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 19Temperance — Tem per*ance, n. [L. temperantia: cf. F. temp[ e]rance. See {Temper}, v. t.] 1. Habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the natural appetites and passions; restrained or moderate indulgence; moderation; as, temperance in eating and… …

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  • 20Temperance society — Temperance Tem per*ance, n. [L. temperantia: cf. F. temp[ e]rance. See {Temper}, v. t.] 1. Habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the natural appetites and passions; restrained or moderate indulgence; moderation; as, temperance in… …

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