- calm; tranquil; serene: His composed face reassured the nervous passengers.
Origin of composed
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Historical Examples of well-composed
And if you cannot do it competently without, use a well-composed form.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)
I read through the long and well-composed letter, but as it bore marks of craft and dissimulation it made me laugh.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
There is really nothing finer and cleaner and more pleasing to the human eye than a well-composed newspaper, hot from the press.From Xylographs to Lead Molds; A.D. 1440-A.D. 1921
H. C. Forster
Phdrus tells the fables in well-composed verses, but sometimes overdoes his love of brevity so as to be obscure.A History of Roman Literature
Harold North Fowler
Some of these legends are really beautiful, interesting, and well-composed pieces of literature.The Life or Legend of Gaudama
Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet
- (of people) calm; tranquil; serene
"calm, tranquil," c.1600, past participle adjective frome compose (v.). Related: Composedly; composedness.