sedated

adjective

se·​dat·​ed si-ˈdā-təd How to pronounce sedated (audio)
: being in a calm, relaxed state resulting from or as if from the effect of a sedative drug : affected by or experiencing sedation
a heavily/lightly sedated patient
The procedure demanded that the patient be sedated but not comatose, as he had to respond to commands and answer questions. John Gregory Dunne

Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sedated was in 1948

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Cite this Entry

“Sedated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sedated. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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