self-poise

noun
\ ˌself-ˈpȯiz How to pronounce self-poise (audio) \

Definition of self-poise

: the quality or state of being self-poised

First Known Use of self-poise

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-poise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-poise. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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