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Meaning of COMPOSED

Pronunciation:  kum'powzd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"
  2. [adj]  made up of individual elements; "if perception is seen as composed of isolated sense data..."

COMPOSED is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: calm, collected, combined, cool, coolheaded, equanimous, imperturbable, nerveless, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed, unagitated, unflappable, unflurried, unflustered, unperturbed, unruffled
 Antonyms: discomposed
 See Also: dignified, undisturbed



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Com*posed"\, a.
Free from agitation; calm; sedate; quiet; tranquil;

      The Mantuan there in sober triumph sate, Composed his
      posture, and his look sedate.            --Pope.
-- {Com*pos"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Com*pos"ed*ness}, n.

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