Definition of sedative in English:

sedative

Line breaks: seda|tive
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛdətɪv
 
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adjective

noun

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Origin

late Middle English: from Old French sedatif or medieval Latin sedativus, from Latin sedat- 'settled', from the verb sedare (see sedate1).

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