self-possessed

  • 41possessed — /pəˈzɛst / (say puh zest) adjective 1. (sometimes followed by by or with) moved by a strong feeling, madness, or some supernatural agency; frenzied: possessed by rage. 2. self possessed; calm; poised. –phrase 3. possessed of, having; possessing:… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 42self-contained — Synonyms and related words: acquisitive, aloof, ambitious for self, autarchic, autarkic, autistic, autonomous, bashful, calm, careerist, close, collected, complete, composed, controlled, cool, detached, dissociable, distant, egotistical, entire,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 43self-controlled — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, accepting, armed with patience, assured, automated, automatic, automatous, balanced, collected, composed, confident, controlled, cybernated, disciplined, endurant, enduring, equanimous, equilibrious, firm… …

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  • 44self-confident — Synonyms and related words: arrogant, assertive, assured, balanced, cocksure, collected, composed, confident, convinced, decided, definite, determined, equanimous, equilibrious, erect, house proud, hubristic, independent, levelheaded,… …

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  • 45self-assured — Synonyms and related words: arrogant, assured, balanced, cocksure, collected, composed, confident, convinced, decided, determined, equanimous, equilibrious, hubristic, levelheaded, overconfident, oversure, overweening, persuaded, poised, pompous …

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  • 46self-restrained — Synonyms and related words: assured, balanced, collected, composed, confident, controlled, equanimous, equilibrious, firm minded, forward, importunate, independent, levelheaded, poised, pushy, recollected, self asserting, self assertive, self… …

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  • 47possessed — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Insane] Syn. mad, crazed, violent; see insane 1 . 2. [Owned] Syn. kept, enjoyed, in one s possession; see held , owned , retained 1 . 3. [Poised] Syn. self possessed, self assured, confident, secure; see calm 1 . II… …

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  • 48self-assertive — Synonyms and related words: assertive, audacious, bold, cocksure, controlled, firm minded, forward, impertinent, importunate, independent, intrusive, meddlesome, militant, obtrusive, officious, overweening, presuming, pushful, pushing, pushy,… …

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  • 49possessed — pos•sessed [[t]pəˈzɛst[/t]] adj. 1) spurred or moved by a strong feeling, madness, or a supernatural power (often fol. by by, of, or with) 2) self possessed; poised • possessed of Etymology: 1525–35 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 50self-confident — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. self reliant or assured, sure of oneself, poised, cocky, cocksure, smug. See certainty, inexcitability. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fearless, secure, self assured; see confident 2 . III (Roget s… …

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  • 51self-possession — N UNCOUNT Self possession is the quality of being self possessed. She found her customary self possession had deserted her. Syn: self assurance …

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  • 52self-contained — /sɛlf kənˈteɪnd/ (say self kuhn taynd) adjective 1. containing in oneself or itself all that is necessary; independent. 2. (of a flat or house) having its own kitchen, bathroom, and lavatory; not necessitating sharing. 3. reserved or… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 53possessed — adjective Date: 1534 1. a. (1) influenced or controlled by something (as an evil spirit, a passion, or an idea) (2) mad, crazed b. urgently desirous to do or have something 2. obsolete held as a possession 3. self possessed, calm • possessedly …

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  • 54possessed — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, amok, bedeviled, bellowing, berserk, besotted, bewitched, bursting with happiness, by one, carried away, collected, composed, consumed, controlled, crazed, delirious, demented, demoniac, demonized, devil… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 55self-collected — adjective Date: circa 1711 self possessed …

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  • 56self-possessedly — adverb see self possessed …

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  • 57self-possession — See: self possessed …

    English dictionary

  • 58self-possessedly — adverb see self possessed …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 59Self-ownership — (or sovereignty of the individual, individual sovereignty or individual autonomy) is the moral or natural right (aka Freedom) of a person to be the exclusive controller of his or her own body and life. It is the concept of property in one s own… …

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  • 60Self-existence — Self ex*ist ence, n. Inherent existence; existence possessed by virtue of a being s own nature, and independent of any other being or cause; an attribute peculiar to God. Blackmore. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English