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