composed

adj.
1 composed of made up of sth
VERBS
be
ADVERB
entirely, exclusively, solely, wholly

The committee was composed entirely of specialists.

chiefly, largely, mainly, mostly, overwhelmingly, predominantly, primarily

Bones are largely composed of calcium.

2 in control of your feelings
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
remarkably
perfectly

He was pale but perfectly composed.

outwardly

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  • Composed — Com*posed , a. Free from agitation; calm; sedate; quiet; tranquil; self possessed. [1913 Webster] The Mantuan there in sober triumph sate, Composed his posture, and his look sedate. Pope. {Com*pos ed*ly}, adv. {Com*pos ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • composed — index complacent, dispassionate, nonchalant, patient, peaceable, placid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • composed — calm, tranquil, c.1600, from pp. of COMPOSE (Cf. compose) (v.). Related: Composedly; composedness …   Etymology dictionary

  • composed — collected, *cool, unruffled, imperturbable, unflappable, nonchalant Analogous words: quiet, *still: serene, placid, tranquil, *calm: sedate, staid, *serious: repressed, suppressed (see SUPPRESS) Antonyms: discomposed: anxious Contrasted words:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • composed — [adj] calm, collected at ease, calmed, clearheaded, commonsensical, confident, cool, cool as cucumber*, disimpassioned, dispassionate, easy, easygoing, have one’s act together*, imperturbable, keeping a stiff upper lip*, keeping one’s shirt on*,… …   New thesaurus

  • composed — [kəmpōzd′] adj. calm; tranquil; self possessed SYN. COOL composedly [kəmpo′zid lē] adv. composedness [kəmpō′zid nis] n …   English World dictionary

  • Composed — Compose Com*pose (k[o^]m*p[=o]z ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Composed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Composing}.] [F. composer; com + poser to place. The sense is that of L. componere, but the origin is different. See {Pose}, v. t.] 1. To form by putting together …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • composed — adj. (cannot stand alone) consisting composed of (the team was composed of seasoned players) (see the Usage Note for comprised) * * * [kəm pəʊzd] [cannot stand alone ] [ consisting ] composed of (see the Usage Note for comprised; the team was… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • composed — [[t]kəmpo͟ʊzd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If someone is composed, they are calm and able to control their feelings. Laura was standing beside him, very calm and composed... It wasn t the peaceful, composed experience I had expected …   English dictionary

  • composed — com|posed [kəmˈpəuzd US ˈpouzd] adj 1.) seeming calm and not upset or angry ▪ He appeared very composed despite the stress he was under. 2.) a composed ↑salad is arranged carefully on a plate rather than being mixed together …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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