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

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SELF-POSSESSED Defined for Kids


adjective self–pos·sessed \ˌself-pə-ˈzest\

Definition of SELF-POSSESSED for Kids

:  having or showing control of emotions or reactions


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