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composed

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cool, composed, collected, unruffled, imperturbable, nonchalant mean free from agitation or excitement. cool may imply calmness, deliberateness, or dispassionateness.
    • kept a cool head
composed implies freedom from agitation as a result of self-discipline or a sedate disposition.
    • the composed pianist gave a flawless concert
collected implies a concentration of mind that eliminates distractions especially in moments of crisis.
    • the nurse stayed calm and collected
unruffled suggests apparent serenity and poise in the face of setbacks or in the midst of excitement.
    • harried but unruffled
imperturbable implies coolness or assurance even under severe provocation.
    • the speaker remained imperturbable despite the heckling
nonchalant stresses an easy coolness of manner or casualness that suggests indifference or unconcern.
    • a nonchalant driver

composed

verb , past tense of compose

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1 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form
  • composed a statement on this hot-button issue that managed to satisfy absolutely no one
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2 to be all the substance of
  • the earth's crust is composed of mostly silicon with several other elements in smaller amounts
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3 to free from distress or disturbance
  • the first order of business was to compose the injured pedestrian
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4 to gain emotional or mental control of
  • she took a deep breath and composed herself
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