What is another word for sedately?

Pronunciation: [sɪdˈe͡ɪtli] (IPA)

Sedately is an adverb that describes an action or behavior that is calm, dignified, and composed. There are many synonyms that can be used in place of sedately, such as calmly, collectedly, peacefully, gently, serenely, quietly, steadily, smoothly, elegantly, gracefully, unhurriedly, leisurely, methodically, and deliberately. Each of these synonyms conveys slightly different connotations, but all of them suggest a measured pace and a sense of composure. Whether you're describing a person or an action, choosing the right synonym for "sedately" can add depth and nuance to your writing, helping you to create a more nuanced and textured picture of the world.

What are the hypernyms for Sedately?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Sedately

While ploughing his fields, the goose would walk sedately before him, with firm step, and head and neck erect-frequently turning round and fixing its eyes upon him.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston
Then she walked sedately along as if unconscious of their presence, until they were off their guard, believing she had resigned herself to the situation, when she sprang off to the right and was again captured and led back.
"The Princess Pocahontas"
Virginia Watson
Enormously amused, he gravely followed her across the room, to where Lily was sitting, chatting gaily to the two Webster boys; and Jane sedately performed the ceremony of introduction.
"Jane Lends A Hand"
Shirley Watkins

Famous quotes with Sedately

  • Blue said, "I can't get in this car. Do you know what's happening behind me? I don't even want to look." Henry said, "How about you give me the finger and shout at me now and withdraw with your principles?" He smiled winningly and held up three fingers. He counted to two with devil horns. "This is incredibly unnecessary," Blue told him, but she could feel herself smiling. "Life's a show," he replied. He counted one with his middle finger, and then his face melted into exaggerated shock. Blue shouted, "Drop dead, you bastard!" "FINE!" Henry screamed back, with slightly more hysteria than the role required. He attempted to squeal out of the lot, stopped to take off the parking brake, and then limped out more sedately."
    Maggie Stiefvater

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