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  • n  steadiness of mind under stress
    he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity

  • He is an intelligent even-tempered young man who meets the many racial prejudices he faces with composure and pride.
  • Republicans turned to politically fraught issues, but Judge Sotomayors composure remained intact.
  • Of course Carlitos, with his preternatural composure and limitless spunk (the actor is a veteran of five features and countless television commercials), is never in any real danger.
News & Articles

  • Different finishes for Marco Andretti and Sage Karam at Milwaukee
    Both had earned the pole in their IndyCar events at Milwaukee, but only Karam claimed victory. Sage Karam may have gotten snookered at the start of the Firestone Indy Lights feature event Saturday afternoon on the Milwaukee Mile, but he showed a remarkable bit of composure in the face of the setback.        
    June 17, 2013 - The Morning Call
  • 47 shot, 8 dead
    As she headed out the door Sunday morning, Adrianne Wilberton put on a brave face. It was time to tell her son the news, and she didn't want him hearing it from anyone else. But her composure unraveled as she walked toward the car, a barrage of neighbors hugging her on the way out of her apartment. By the time she reached the front lawn, the mother of six was in tears. "Our son is dead! Oh Jesus ...
    June 17, 2013 - RedEye
  • PHT: Rask registers signature Cup Final victory
    The B’s goalie was outstanding. He allowed just one goal on 19 shots — Boston was outshot by 15 in the frame — and maintained composure even though he knew his team was under siege.
    June 16, 2013 - NBC NEWS
Quotes

  • Ana Ivanovic in Reuters India
    I kept my composure even when I was making a few mistakes. I knew I just had to work my way slowly into the match,Ivanovic, who converted only five of her 20 break point chances, told reporters. "I was just happy to use the chances I had...
  • Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles Times (blog)
    We all want him back and he knows that,Bryant said. "I stressed that to him over and over. Our personality of the team is made up of his composure : his thought process."
  • Aaron Hughes in SkySports
    Hughes said "There are a lot of good players in the squad but what gives someone the edge is temperament and composure, Jonny has that in abundance. I am convinced he will be around for some time for Northern Ireland and Manchester United."

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