Calm, confident, and in control of one’s feelings; composed.
More 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.