centered

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adjective cen·tered \ˈsen-tərd, ˈse-nərd\

Definition of centered

  1. 1 :  having a center —often used in combination a dark-centered coneflower

  2. 2 :  having a center of curvature —often used in combination a 3-centered arch

  3. 3 :  emotionally stable and secure

centeredness

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Examples of centered in a Sentence

  1. She struggled with depression for years, but she's more centered now and able to live a full life.

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1829

First Known Use of centered

1829


CENTERED Defined for English Language Learners

centered

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Definition of centered for English Language Learners

  • : mainly concerned about or involved with something specified

  • : having a specified kind of center

  • : emotionally healthy and calm



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