Definition of sedation
1 : the inducing of a relaxed easy state especially by the use of sedatives
2 : a state resulting from or as if from sedation
Examples of sedation in a sentence
For some patients, sedation may be necessary.
First Known Use of sedation
SEDATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sedation for English Language Learners
: a relaxed, calm, or sleepy condition that results from taking a drug (called a sedative)
: the act of giving a person or animal a drug that causes calmness or relaxation
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