: a calmness or repose especially of mind, bearing, or appearance : self-possession
Examples of COMPOSURE
- After the initial shock she regained her composure.
- <kept his composure in spite of the repeated provocations>
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Related to COMPOSURE
- aplomb, calmness, collectedness, composedness, equanimity, cool, coolness, countenance, equilibrium, imperturbability, placidity, repose, sangfroid, self-composedness, self-possession, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness
- agitation, discomposure, perturbation
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