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cen·tered

 (sĕn′tərd)
adj.
1. Being at or placed in the center.
2. Having a specified center. Often used in combination: a soft-centered candy; a yellow-centered daisy.
3. Self-confident, stable, and well-balanced: "He's a centered guy. He's always seemed to know what he wanted, and gone after it in a concrete way" (Vanity Fair).

cen′tered·ness n.

centered

(ˈsɛntəd)
adj
(Self-help) the US spelling of centred

cen•tered

(ˈsɛn tərd)

adj.
1. having a central axis: a centered arc.
2. equidistant from all adjacent areas; situated in the center.
3. inwardly calm and steady.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.centered - being or placed in the center
central - in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position"
Translations

centered

adj centrado; (emotionally) centrado, relajado y con la mente despejada; patient-centered centrado en el paciente
References in classic literature ?
All her interest seemed to be centered upon the delicacies placed before her.
This was done by a single boy, who stood with eyes and thought centered upon it, and fingers flying so fast that the sounds of the bits of steel striking upon each other was like the music of an express train as one hears it in a sleeping car at night.
There was presently an incident which centered the general interest upon this Sir Launcelot.