: gathered together <the collected works of Scott>
: possessed of calmness and composure often through concentrated effort
of a horse's gait : performed slowly and restrainedly with the animal's center of gravity toward the hindquarters — compare extended
— col·lect·ed·ly adverb
— col·lect·ed·ness noun
Examples of COLLECTED
- the collected works of Shakespeare
- She seemed completely cool, calm, and collected during her speech.
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Related to COLLECTED
- calm, composed, cool, coolheaded, equal, level, limpid, peaceful, placid, possessed, recollected, sedate, self-composed, self-possessed, serene, smooth, together, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unruffled, unshaken, untroubled, unworried
- agitated, discomposed, disturbed, flustered, perturbed, unglued, unhinged, unstrung, upset
See Synonym Discussion at cool
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