composed composed  /kəm ˈpoʊzd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress

Usage(s):

  1. Previously, according to Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Encyclopedia, by Bill Carpenter, he had composed songs for musicians like Mattie Moss Clark and the Rev.
  2. To say that he has undeniable charisma is certainly accurate, but it is a charisma composed as much of impressive talent as of broken-nosed physical appeal.
  3. He composed 25 operas, almost all in English.

News

  1. Steve Jobs' draft email plays pivotal role in antitrust case

    An email composed, but never sent, by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs may prove instrumental in the Justice Department's case that Apple, along with the five largest book publishers, colluded to fix prices for electronic books.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: TechWorld

  2. Plymouth State project revives polkas, waltzes composed for NH's grand hotels

    PLYMOUTH, N.H. — More than a century after guests at the Crawford House awoke to the "Breakfast Bell Polka," Plymouth State University is reviving some of the long-lost music composed specifically to entertain guests at New Hampshire's grand hotels and keep them coming back for more.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Music composed for NH's grand hotels revived

    PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — More than a century after guests at the Crawford House awoke to the "Breakfast Bell Polka," Plymouth State University is reviving some of the long-lost music composed specifically to entertain guests at New Hampshire's grand hotels and keep them coming back for more.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "She was so emotional and would get down on herself, and now she seems like one of the most composed players on the WTA Tour," said former Wimbledon champion Lindsay Davenport. "For her it was a mental game, and so far it hasn't been a...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Lindsay Davenport Source: TSN

  2. "I strongly condemn the use of force by Israeli military forces on an aid convoy composed of 32 countries, including Turkey," Mr. Arinc said. "This attack must not remain unanswered."
    on May 31, 2010 By: Bulent Arinc Source: Globe and Mail

  3. Mr Turnbull said the whole package was "not composed of sufficiently effective measures".
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Malcolm Turnbull Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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