composure

All Noun
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  • The flight was not long, but she had lost her composure before she started. Cited from The Yoke, by Elizabeth Miller
  • With a great effort he forced himself into an appearance of composure. Cited from Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories, by Florence Finch Kelly
  • Not the composure of one who does not care, but of one who will take care. Cited from Wych Hazel, by Susan and Anna Warner
  • Maria retained her self-composure very much as her mother might have done. Cited from By the Light of the Soul, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • His composure was broken at some point during the following day.
  • Then with perfect composure he turned to Mother and came through like a little gentleman. Cited from Biltmore Oswald, by J. Thorne Smith, Jr
  • She made no answer, save to look him in the face with calm composure. Cited from Beatrix of Clare, by John Reed Scott
  • She stopped and held out her hand while she looked at him with gracious composure. Cited from The Gold Trail, by Harold Bindloss
  • But his composure was so good that he gave no sign of alarm.
  • Her voice rose a little and shook as the composure which she had so long kept failed her. Cited from Quisante, by Anthony Hope
  • He had recovered his composure somewhat, though he was still very pale. Cited from The Girl in the Golden Atom, by Raymond King Cummings
  • It was only by a great effort that she maintained her composure. Cited from Marriage a la mode, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • This will ensure the peace and composure of every people, government and nation.
  • Given all that, I've found a new respect for her strength and composure.
  • When my blood had become cool, her composure in the presence of my love-making inspired respect. Cited from How Women Love, by Max Simon Nordau
  • His face was calm, and when he slowly opened his eyes, they indicated entire composure. Cited from Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia, by L. Muhlbach
  • The cold question of her eyes seemed to burn its way into the man's composure. Cited from The Betrayal, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • She pressed both hands against her breast, as though she sought composure. Cited from A Comedy of Masks, by Ernest Dowson and Arthur Moore
  • Then her composure returned, and she raised me with a smile. Cited from Tales of the Chesapeake, by George Alfred Townsend
  • When he finished this sentence the old man's composure was somewhat restored. Cited from Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines, by R.M. Ballantyne
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Words starting with composure

Meaning of composure

  • noun Steadiness of mind under stress
    he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity