Definition of 'composure'
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We showed a lot of composure and control. The Sun (2012)He has great quality and great composure. The Sun (2011)The key to his batting is calmness and composure. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We just needed a bit more composure in front of goal. The Sun (2012)She had recovered any composure that she might have lost. Daniel Deronda (1876)But it is in that sense of composure and control that he makes his scores. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Great composure and skill for the goal. The Sun (2013)We just need that composure in front of goal. The Sun (2015)But at home it took us a little longer to recover our composure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Victory was there for either side with any composure in front of goal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She regains relative composure and continues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That made him lose his composure. The Sun (2008)He tries to regain his composure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He showed great confidence and composure. The Sun (2014)We need to win the game and it's having that calmness and composure. The Sun (2014)His tight control and composure is so important in five-man midfield. The Sun (2006)We were still trying to regain our composure when we rounded a corner and found ourselves in the middle of a youth gang. Christianity Today (2000)For a moment she seemed surprised to see him but then quickly recovered her composure and went to help Ham serve the meal. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEI've seen him lose all composure. The Sun (2009)He loses the Ashes, he loses his composure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In his quieter moments, too, he exuded control and composure. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He added: 'I thought there was a calmness and composure about our display that was hugely encouraging. The Sun (2014)
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Used Occasionally. composure is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'composure'
British English: composure NOUN
Composure is the appearance or feeling of calm and the ability to control your feelings.
She was a little nervous at first but she soon regained her composure.
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