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self–possessed

adjective self–pos·sessed \-pə-ˈzest also -ˈsest\

: having or showing control of your feelings or actions especially in a difficult situation

Full Definition of SELF-POSSESSED

:  having or showing self-possession :  composed in mind or manner :  calm
self–pos·sessed·ly \-ˈze-səd-lē, -ˈse-; -ˈzest-lē, -ˈsest-\ adverb

First Known Use of SELF-POSSESSED

1795

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