from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Serenely self-possessed; calm: synonym: cool.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Free from disturbance or agitation; calm; serene; quiet; tranquil.
  • Synonyms Cool, Collected, etc. See calm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Free from agitation; calm; sedate; quiet; tranquil; self-possessed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective showing composure.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of compose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress


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