Sedate vs Decorous - What's the difference?

sedate | decorous |


As adjectives the difference between sedate and decorous

is that sedate is in a composed and temperate state while decorous is marked by proper behavior.

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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    decorous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Marked by proper behavior. (rfex)
  • * 1919 ,
  • But who can fathom the subtleties of the human heart? Certainly not those who expect from it only decorous sentiments and normal emotions.