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(noun) Pronunciation: [kuhm-poh-zher] 

1. serene, self-controlled state of mind; calmness; tranquillity:  Despite the hysteria and panic around him, he retained his composure.

2. Orderly adjustment; disposition.

3. Frame; make; temperament.


[Origin: 1590–1600]

equability, serenity, quiet, coolness, equanimity, self-possession.

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