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Meaning of SEDATION

Pronunciation:  si'deyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the administration of a sedative agent or drug
  2. [n]  a state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent
 

SEDATION is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: drugging
 
 See Also: administration, giving medication, physiological condition, physiological state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Se*da"tion\, n. [L. sedatio.]
The act of calming, or the state of being calm. [R.] --Coles.

 

 

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