Origin of self-composed
Related formsself-com·pos·ed·ly [self-kuh m-poh-zid-lee, self-] /ˈsɛlf kəmˈpoʊ zɪd li, ˌsɛlf-/, adverbself-com·pos·ed·ness, noun
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|Leroy Scott
Lady Mary Lambart came last night—a simple, self-composed girl, with a pale face and golden hair.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6|Augustus J. C. Hare
The was a smile on his lips, a regular satisfied, self-composed smile, but I didnt just like the look in his eyes.Friar Tuck|Robert Alexander Wason
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
As a rule, prisoners are nervous and sometimes tremble when taken into court: but judges are proverbially calm and self-composed.