- Antonyms of SEDATE
high-strung, sidesplitting, harebrained, uneasy, distressed, agitated, restless, jerky, brainless, furious, fatuous, hysterical, laughable, turbulent, unsettled, energise, joking, lighthearted, frenzied, silly, frivolous, facetious, uproarious, perturbed, screwball, violent, lunatic, frantic, ruffled, Roused, bothered, jesting, ludicrous, heated, nonsensical, boisterous, nutty, disturbed, half-witted, preposterous, anxious, riotous, foolish, energize, light, antic, featherbrained, loony, witless, dotty, skittish, funny, senseless, absurd, unquiet, tense, perk up, arouse, unhinged, playful, puerile, zany, discomposed, jittery, brace, Daffy, crazy, risible, comic, asinine, kittenish, jocular, unstrung, scatterbrained, excited, insane, flighty, passionate, ridiculous, screaming, worried, cockeyed, hilarious, wild, fierce, stimulate, balmy, stormy, unwise, comical, farcical, unstable, flippant, indecorous, cuckoo, uptight, wrathful, flustered, sappy, upset, droll, daft, mad, light-headed, humorous, unglued, Weak-minded, jumpy, raging, goofy, wacky, kooky, flip, indelicate, nervous.
- Examples of usage:
- And she to take no heed at all; but to button the cloak and be very sedate. - "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgson
- " An economical man," said Fellingham, with sedate impatience. - "The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
- This was a sad blow indeed to the sedate Presbyterians in the neighbourhood. - "The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon