Related formsself-pois·ed·ness [self-poi-zid-nis] /sɛlfˈpɔɪ zɪd nɪs/, noun
Examples from the Web for self-poised
Thus early did the sincere, self-poised young man take upon himself great responsibilities.Famous American Statesmen|Sarah Knowles Bolton
There are few figures on the page of history more admirable, self-poised, and clear-sighted than this quiet man.American Men of Action|Burton E. Stevenson
Walter Scott was big, broad, easy and self-poised, like one of his own historical novels.
Call on him when you would, and you found him self-poised and fresh.Discourse of the Life and Character of the Hon. Littleton Waller Tazewell|Hugh Blair Grigsby
He was upright, firm, and self-poised as the pillar of some old Grecian temple.Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life|Ann S. Stephens