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composed (adj.)

"calm, tranquil, free from disturbance or agitation," c. 1600, past-participle adjective from compose (v.). Earlier (1560s) "made up of parts." Related: Composedly; composedness.

updated on February 16, 2018

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Definitions of composed from WordNet

composed (adj.)
serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress;
I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time
the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage
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