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sedation

se·da·tion

sedation

 
pronunciation:
sih deI shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the reduction of emotional or physical excitation or disturbance, esp. by the administering of a drug.
similar words:
anesthesia
definition 2: the condition produced by such a reduction.
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