composed

[kuhm-pohzd]

Origin:
1475–85; compose + -ed2

composedly [kuhm-poh-zid-lee] , adverb
composedness, noun
uncomposed, adjective
well-composed, adjective


See calm.


agitated, perturbed.
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compose

[kuhm-pohz]
verb (used with object), composed, composing.
1.
to make or form by combining things, parts, or elements: He composed his speech from many research notes.
2.
to be or constitute a part or element of: a rich sauce composed of many ingredients.
3.
to make up or form the basis of: Style composes the essence of good writing.
4.
to put or dispose in proper form or order: to compose laws into a coherent system.
5.
Art. to organize the parts or elements of (a picture or the like).
6.
to create (a musical, literary, or choreographic work).
7.
to end or settle (a quarrel, dispute, etc.): The union and management composed their differences.
8.
to bring (oneself, one's mind, etc.) to a condition of calmness, repose, etc.; calm; quiet.
9.
Printing.
a.
to set (type).
b.
to set type for (an article, book, etc.).
verb (used without object), composed, composing.
10.
to engage in composition, especially musical composition.
11.
to enter into composition; fall into an arrangement: a scene that composes well.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Middle French composer. See com-, pose1

composable, adjective
uncomposable, adjective

compose, comprise (see usage note at comprise).


8. settle, collect.
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compose (kəmˈpəʊz)
 
vb
1.  to put together or make up by combining; put in proper order
2.  to be the component elements of
3.  to produce or create (a musical or literary work)
4.  (intr) to write music
5.  to calm (someone, esp oneself); make quiet
6.  to adjust or settle (a quarrel, etc)
7.  to order the elements of (a painting, sculpture, etc); design
8.  printing to set up (type)
 
[C15: from Old French composer, from Latin compōnere to put in place; see component]

composed (kəmˈpəʊzd)
 
adj
(of people) calm; tranquil; serene
 
composedly
 
adv
 
com'posedness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

compose
late 15c., from O.Fr. composer "put together, arrange" (12c.), from com- "with" + poser "to place," from L.L. pausare "to cease, lay down," ultimately from L. ponere "to put, place" (see position). Meaning infl. in O.Fr. by componere (see composite). Musical sense is from 1590s.
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Example sentences
The illusion works because the left face is composed of a high spatial frequency angry face with a calm face in low spatial.
Imagine trying to remain calm and composed while working in the middle of a war zone, a natural disaster, or other crisis.
Remain calm and composed when interacting and set the tone.
Each brigade was composed of four regiments, in all fifty-six regiments of
  infantry.
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