self-poised

adjective
\ ˌself-ˈpȯizd How to pronounce self-poised (audio) \

Definition of self-poised

: having poise through self-command

First Known Use of self-poised

1621, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-poised.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-poised. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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