HyperDic: sedation

English > 2 senses of the word sedation:
NOUNstatesedationa state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent
actsedation, druggingthe administration of a sedative agent or drug
sedation > pronunciation
Soundssahdey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > sedation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent.
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Spanishsedación
English > sedation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe administration of a sedative agent or drug.
Synonymdrugging
Broaderadministration, giving medicationThe act of administering medication
Spanishsedación
Catalansedació
Verbssedatecause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

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