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collectedness

Line breaks: col|lect¦ed|ness
Pronunciation: /kəˈlɛktədnəs
 
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Definition of collectedness in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The state of being calm and self-controlled: she is the very picture of collectedness and confidence
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  • I felt a calmness and collectedness I hadn't experienced in years after my little rendezvous with Tim over coffee and apple pie.
  • He replied with his usual collectedness, "As it's been settled, let's not discuss it".
  • Normally I'm alright with exams, and the guy sitting to my right during last year's history mods proclaimed me to be the essence of calm and collectedness.

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