Is "sedated" a medical term?
Yes, "sedated" is a medical term which means to make someone very relaxed or sleepy by giving them a drug or a sedative drug. The term "sedated" comes from the word "sedate" which was not originally a medical term, but means that something is calm, serene, and relaxed. "Sedate" is not a very common word to use. Ex: The bear was sedated with a drug after an attempt to attack the zookeeper. Ex: The streets are quite sedate.