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self-possessed

Syllabification: self-pos·sessed

Definition of self-possessed in English:

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.
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