sedateness

NOUN
  1. a trait of dignified seriousness
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How To Use sedateness In A Sentence

  • As nothing else happened and everything quieted down again, the man put away his gun, looking quite embarrassed, but he soon regained his usual sedateness.
  • At such times she was very subdued in gentleness and in observance of Mr. Carlisle's pleasure; subdued to a meekness foreign to her natural mood, and which, generally, to tell the truth, was accompanied by a very unwonted sedateness of spirits also; something very like the sedateness of despair. The Old Helmet
  • Mr. Finch is the most sedate young man I have ever seen; -- but his sedateness is temper'd with a _sweetness_ inexpressible; -- a certain mildness in the features; -- _a mildness_ which, in the countenance of that great commander I saw at Brandon Lodge, appears like _mercy_ sent out from the heart to discover the dwelling of _true courage_. Barford Abbey
  • happened and everything quieted down again, the man put away his gun, looking quite embarrassed, but he soon regained his usual sedateness.
  • In the midst of the dinners and lunches, the luaus (Hawaiian feasts) and poi-suppers, and swims and dances in aloha (love) to both of them, his time and inclination were claimed by the crowd of lively youngsters of old Kohala days who had come to know that they possessed digestions and various other internal functions, and who had settled down to somewhat of sedateness, who roistered less, and who played bridge much, and went to baseball often. THE KANAKA SURF
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