[self-kuh m-pohzd, self-]
- being or appearing to be composed; calm.
Origin of self-composed
First recorded in 1930–35
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Examples from the Web for self-composed
There was a shadow of impatience on his face, but it was instantly dissipated by Maggie's self-composed, direct-eyed beauty.Children of the Whirlwind
During the weeks Shorty had known him in camp he had never seen him show anything but a perfectly cold and self-composed face.The Doctor
He spoke as self-composed as though puttin through a beef-dicker, and no reply was made for several seconds.
The was a smile on his lips, a regular satisfied, self-composed smile, but I didnt just like the look in his eyes.
The minute he had any part to take in the proceedings of the House, he was just as alert, cheerful, self-composed as ever.Sketches In The House (1893)
T. P. O'Connor