Definition of self-possessed in English:

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self-possessed

Pronunciation: /ˈˌself pəˈzest/

adjective

Calm, confident, and in control of one’s feelings; composed.
Example sentences
  • She was very self-possessed and very confident.
  • What I do envy, self-possessed control freak that I am, is other people's ability to lose themselves in unfettered delight.
  • While emphasizing her innocence, the newspapers could not help noticing that ‘the little mite’ seemed self-possessed and confident, and much more mature than the older Clara.
Synonyms

Words that rhyme with self-possessed

abreast, arrest, attest, beau geste, behest, bequest, best, blessed, blest, breast, Brest, Bucharest, Budapest, celeste, chest, contest, crest, digest, divest, guest, hest, infest, ingest, jest, lest, Midwest, molest, nest, northwest, pest, prestressed, protest, quest, rest, self-addressed, self-confessed, southwest, suggest, test, Trieste, unaddressed, unexpressed, unimpressed, unpressed, unstressed, vest, west, wrest, zest

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Syllabification: self-pos·sessed

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