Sedative in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Sedative

an agent or drug that sedates, having a calming or soothing effect, or inducing sleep

Examples of Sedative in a sentence

She was so upset at the loss of her husband, that the doctor gave her a sedative to calm her.  🔊

After surgery, I was prescribed a sedative to help cope with healing.  🔊

The anxious dog was given a mild sedative so that the veterinarian could complete the exam.  🔊

Because the drive was long, the farmer gave his horse a sedative for the journey.  🔊

My doctor advised me not to drive after I was given a sedative to relax my nerves.  🔊

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