Definition of composed in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəmˈpəʊzd/


Having one’s feelings and expression under control; calm: a very talented and composed young player
More example sentences
  • Consistent practice of this kind of imagery/simulation will help you stay calm, composed and strong through those tough spots.
  • Perhaps what was most impressive was how such a young side remained so composed and confident throughout.
  • Madeleine attempted no response at first, but the composed expression on her face was unwavering.
calm, collected, {cool, calm, and collected}, cool, as cool as a cucumber, cool-headed, controlled, self-controlled, serene, tranquil, relaxed, at ease, self-possessed, unruffled, unperturbed, unflustered, undisturbed, unmoved, unbothered, untroubled, unagitated;
equable, even-tempered, level-headed, imperturbable
informal unflappable, unfazed, together, laid-back, chilled
rare equanimous



Pronunciation: /kəmˈpəʊzɪdli/
Example sentences
  • The birds still sing, the sun still shines, and both Ben and Andie seem composedly reconciled to their fates apart.
  • She composedly sipped at her wine glass and ate bits of food.
  • ‘Yeah, that happened yesterday,’ I said composedly.

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