Sedate vs Afflictive - What's the difference?

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Sedate is a related term of afflictive.


As adjectives the difference between sedate and afflictive

is that sedate is in a composed and temperate state while afflictive is that causes physical or mental pain.

As a verb sedate

is to tranquilize by giving a sedative; to calm; to soothe; to induce sleep.

sedate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • in a composed and temperate state.
  • Verb

    (sedat)
  • to tranquilize by giving a sedative; to calm; to soothe; to induce sleep.
  • Anagrams

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    afflictive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That causes physical or mental pain
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