Associations to the word «Composure»


COMPOSURE, noun. Calmness of mind or matter, self-possession.
COMPOSURE, noun. (obsolete) The act of composing, or that which is composed; a composition.
COMPOSURE, noun. (obsolete) Orderly adjustment; disposition.
COMPOSURE, noun. (obsolete) frame; make; temperament
COMPOSURE, noun. (obsolete) A combination; a union; a bond.

Dictionary definition

COMPOSURE, noun. Steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca