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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The administering of a calming agent or drug; A state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a calming agent.

Usage examples (34)
  • Remember, sedation is required for all children under the age of 8.
  • The burns led to multiple drug-resistant infections, kidney failure and long-term sedation for terrible pain.
  • You've just made the idea of sedation very terrifying for me.
  • He says sedation is especially pleasant for him as it’s been something he’s been looking forward to for years. for more
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