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composed

[kuh m-pohzd] /kəmˈpoʊzd/
adjective
1.
calm; tranquil; serene:
His composed face reassured the nervous passengers.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; compose + -ed2
Related forms
composedly
[kuh m-poh-zid-lee] /kəmˈpoʊ zɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
composedness, noun
uncomposed, adjective
well-composed, adjective
Synonyms
See calm.
Antonyms
agitated, perturbed.
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British Dictionary definitions for composedness

composed

/kəmˈpəʊzd/
adjective
1.
(of people) calm; tranquil; serene
Derived Forms
composedly (kəmˈpəʊzɪdlɪ) adverb
composedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for composedness

composed

adj.

"calm, tranquil," c.1600, past participle adjective frome compose (v.). Related: Composedly; composedness.

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