composed

[ kuhm-pohzd ]
/ kəmˈpoʊzd /

adjective

calm; tranquil; serene: His composed face reassured the nervous passengers.

Origin of composed

First recorded in 1475–85; compose + -ed2

Related forms

com·pos·ed·ly [kuhm-poh-zid-lee] /kəmˈpoʊ zɪd li/, adverbcom·pos·ed·ness, nounun·com·posed, adjectivewell-com·posed, adjective

Synonym study

See calm.
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composed

/ (kəmˈpəʊzd) /

adjective

(of people) calm; tranquil; serene

Derived Forms

composedly (kəmˈpəʊzɪdlɪ), adverbcomposedness, noun
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