Composure

Definition of Composure

Com`po´sure
n.1.The act of composing, or that which is composed; a composition.
Signor Pietro, who had an admirable way both of composure [in music] and teaching.
- Evelyn.
2.Orderly adjustment; disposition.
Various composures and combinations of these corpuscles.
- Woodward.
3.Frame; make; temperament.
His composure must be rare indeed
Whom these things can not blemish.
- Shak.
4.A settled state; calmness; sedateness; tranquillity; repose.
When the passions . . . are all silent, the mind enjoys its most perfect composure.
- I. Watts.
5.A combination; a union; a bond.

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