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self-possession

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Full command of one's faculties, feelings, and behavior. See Synonyms at confidence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. confidence in one's own powers
  • n. calmness and composure, especially when under stress

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The possession of one's powers; calmness; self-command; presence of mind; composure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The control of one's powers; presence of mind; calmness; self-command.

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

  • n. the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

Etymologies

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self- +‎ possession

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