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com·posed

 (kəm-pōzd′)
adj.
Serenely self-possessed; calm: The speaker remained composed even when heckled. See Synonyms at cool.

com·pos′ed·ly (-pō′zĭd-lē) adv.
com·pos′ed·ness n.

composed

(kəmˈpəʊzd)
adj
(of people) calm; tranquil; serene
composedly adv
comˈposedness n

com•posed

(kəmˈpoʊzd)

adj.
calm; tranquil; serene.
[1475–85]
com•pos′ed•ly, adv.
com•pos′ed•ness, n.
syn: See calm.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.composed - 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"
unagitated - not agitated or disturbed emotionally
dignified - having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance; "her dignified demeanor"; "the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman"
discomposed - having your composure disturbed; "looked about with a wandering and discomposed air"

composed

adjective calm, together (slang), cool, collected, relaxed, confident, poised, at ease, laid-back (informal), serene, tranquil, sedate, self-controlled, level-headed, unfazed (informal), unflappable, unruffled, self-possessed, imperturbable, unworried, keeping your cool, as cool as a cucumber She was standing beside him, very calm and composed.
excited, upset, nervous, disturbed, anxious, uneasy, agitated, ruffled, uncontrolled, twitchy (informal), hot and bothered (informal), antsy (informal), unpoised

composed

adjective
Translations
هادئ، رابِط الجَأش
klidnývyrovnaný
fattetrolig
stilltur, rólegur

composed

[kəmˈpəʊzd] ADJtranquilo, sereno

composed

[kəmˈpəʊzd] adj (= calm) → calme, posé(e)

composed

adj (= calm)beherrscht, gelassen

composed

[kəmˈpəʊzd] adj (person) → calmo/a, composto/a

compose

(kəmˈpəuz) verb
1. to form by putting parts together. A word is composed of several letters.
2. to write (eg music, poetry etc). Mozart began to compose when he was six years old.
3. to control (oneself) after being upset.
comˈposed adjective
(of people) quiet and calm. She looked quite composed.
comˈposer noun
a writer, especially of a piece of music.
composition (kompəˈziʃən) noun
1. something composed, eg music. his latest composition.
2. the act of composing. the difficulties of composition.
3. an essay written as a school exercise. The children had to write a composition about their holiday.
4. the parts of which a thing is made. Have you studied the composition of the chemical?
comˈposure (-ʒə) noun
calmness. I admired her composure.
References in classic literature ?
but the society of many families, which was first instituted for their lasting, mutual advantage, is called a village, and a village is most naturally composed of the descendants of one family, whom some persons call homogalaktes, the children and the children's children thereof: for which reason cities were originally governed by kings, as the barbarian states now are, which are composed of those who had before submitted to kingly government; for every family is governed by the elder, as are the branches thereof, on account of their relationship thereunto, which is what Homer says, "Each one ruled his wife and child;" and in this scattered manner they formerly lived.
On the same principle, even if a writer in his poetic imitation were to combine all metres, as Chaeremon did in his Centaur, which is a medley composed of metres of all kinds, we should bring him too under the general term poet.
At first it was composed of about a dozen students.
I knew that the audience would be largely composed of the most influential class of white men and women, and that it would be a rare opportunity for me to let them know what we were trying to do at Tuskegee, as well as to speak to them about the relations of the races.
Of these one of the very first that occurred to me was, that there is seldom so much perfection in works composed of many separate parts, upon which different hands had been employed, as in those completed by a single master.
And as a multitude of laws often only hampers justice, so that a state is best governed when, with few laws, these are rigidly administered; in like manner, instead of the great number of precepts of which logic is composed, I believed that the four following would prove perfectly sufficient for me, provided I took the firm and unwavering resolution never in a single instance to fail in observing them.
The rest must be left until I am more composed, and until I can speak to you personally.
I had been too much confused and startled to interfere before, but I composed myself sufficiently to interfere now.
Thus the famous author of Hurlothrumbo told a learned bishop, that the reason his lordship could not taste the excellence of his piece was, that he did not read it with a fiddle in his hand; which instrument he himself had always had in his own, when he composed it.
God knows whether they are fully reconciled," thought Anna, hearing her tone, cold and composed.
The regular distribution of power into distinct departments; the introduction of legislative balances and checks; the institution of courts composed of judges holding their offices during good behavior; the representation of the people in the legislature by deputies of their own election: these are wholly new discoveries, or have made their principal progress towards perfection in modern times.
It has often given me pleasure to observe that independent America was not composed of detached and distant territories, but that one connected, fertile, widespreading country was the portion of our western sons of liberty.