Definition of sedateness:
- "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]", Maria Edgeworth.
She could not help comparing his sandy- haired sedateness with her memories of Martin's fire and youth- that dead sweetheart had made it impossible for her to look at a man who was not eager and virile; her admirers were now all, except for him, younger than herself.- "Joanna Godden", Sheila Kaye-Smith.
- "The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5)", Thomas Babington Macaulay.