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  • 1 Composed — Com*posed , a. Free from agitation; calm; sedate; quiet; tranquil; self possessed. [1913 Webster] The Mantuan there in sober triumph sate, Composed his posture, and his look sedate. Pope. {Com*pos ed*ly}, adv. {Com*pos ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 composed — index complacent, dispassionate, nonchalant, patient, peaceable, placid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 composed — calm, tranquil, c.1600, from pp. of COMPOSE (Cf. compose) (v.). Related: Composedly; composedness …

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  • 4 composed — collected, *cool, unruffled, imperturbable, unflappable, nonchalant Analogous words: quiet, *still: serene, placid, tranquil, *calm: sedate, staid, *serious: repressed, suppressed (see SUPPRESS) Antonyms: discomposed: anxious Contrasted words:… …

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  • 5 composed — [adj] calm, collected at ease, calmed, clearheaded, commonsensical, confident, cool, cool as cucumber*, disimpassioned, dispassionate, easy, easygoing, have one’s act together*, imperturbable, keeping a stiff upper lip*, keeping one’s shirt on*,… …

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  • 6 composed — [kəmpōzd′] adj. calm; tranquil; self possessed SYN. COOL composedly [kəmpo′zid lē] adv. composedness [kəmpō′zid nis] n …

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  • 7 Composed — Compose Com*pose (k[o^]m*p[=o]z ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Composed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Composing}.] [F. composer; com + poser to place. The sense is that of L. componere, but the origin is different. See {Pose}, v. t.] 1. To form by putting together …

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  • 8 composed — adj. 1 composed of made up of sth VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ entirely, exclusively, solely, wholly ▪ The committee was composed …

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  • 9 composed — adj. (cannot stand alone) consisting composed of (the team was composed of seasoned players) (see the Usage Note for comprised) * * * [kəm pəʊzd] [cannot stand alone ] [ consisting ] composed of (see the Usage Note for comprised; the team was… …

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  • 10 composed — [[t]kəmpo͟ʊzd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If someone is composed, they are calm and able to control their feelings. Laura was standing beside him, very calm and composed... It wasn t the peaceful, composed experience I had expected …

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  • 11 composed — com|posed [kəmˈpəuzd US ˈpouzd] adj 1.) seeming calm and not upset or angry ▪ He appeared very composed despite the stress he was under. 2.) a composed ↑salad is arranged carefully on a plate rather than being mixed together …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 composed — adjective serenely self possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress (Freq. 2) the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time • Ant: ↑discomposed • …

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  • 13 composed — composedly /keuhm poh zid lee/, adv. composedness, n. /keuhm pohzd /, adj. calm; tranquil; serene: His composed face reassured the nervous passengers. [1475 85; COMPOSE + ED2] Syn. See calm. Ant. agitated, perturbed. * * * …

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  • 14 composed — Synonyms and related words: accepting, aligned, amalgam, amalgamation, arranged, arrayed, assorted, assured, at ease, aweless, balanced, calm, categorized, classified, collected, combination, comfortable, commixture, compact of, composed of,… …

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  • 15 composed — adjective seeming calm and not upset or angry: He appeared very composed despite the stress he was under …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 composed — adjective she remained composed throughout the ordeal Syn: calm, collected, cool, cool as a cucumber, cool, calm, and collected , self controlled, self possessed; serene, tranquil, relaxed, at ease, unruffled, unperturbed, untroubled; equable,… …

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  • 17 composed — adjective Date: 1607 free from agitation ; calm; especially self possessed Synonyms: see cool • composedly adverb • composedness noun …

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  • 18 composed — adjective In a manner showing composure …

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  • 19 composed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. cool, unruffled, collected, self possessed; calm, tranquil. See inexcitability. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Made] Syn. written, created, authored, made of, made up of, comprising, consisting of,… …

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  • 20 composed — com|posed [ kəm pouzd ] adjective calm and relaxed …

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