self-composed

adjective

self-com·​posed ˌself-kəm-ˈpōzd How to pronounce self-composed (audio)
: having control over one's emotions : calm
self-composedly adverb
self-composedness noun

Examples of self-composed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In concert, Ochoa mixes traditional and self-composed son cubano numbers with boleros, guarachas and tangos. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-composed was in 1800

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“Self-composed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-composed. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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