self-possessed

adjective self-pos·sessed \ ˌself-pə-ˈzest also -ˈsest \

Definition of self-possessed

: having or showing self-possession : composed in mind or manner : calm

self-possessedly

play \ˌself-pə-ˈze-səd-lē, -ˈse-; -ˈzest-lē, -ˈsest-\ adverb

First Known Use of self-possessed

1795


SELF-POSSESSED Defined for English Language Learners

self-possessed

adjective

Definition of self-possessed for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing control of your feelings or actions especially in a difficult situation


SELF-POSSESSED Defined for Kids

self-possessed

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

Definition of self-possessed for Students

: having or showing control of emotions or reactions

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