Composure in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Composure

Calmness of mind or matter, self-possession. | (obsolete) The act of composing, or that which is composed; a composition. | (obsolete) Orderly adjustment; disposition.

Short Example Sentences for Composure

  • 1. But composure maddened him. 🔊
  • 2. A wave of artificial composure passed over him. 🔊
  • 3. Thus there came a sort of settling down and composure of affairs. 🔊
  • 4. The little composure she had been able to assume utterly forsook her. 🔊
  • 5. In a week his coolness and composure were bearing horrible fruit. 🔊
  • 6. With the composure that the stimulant brought, a thought occurred to him. 🔊
  • 7. The perfect composure with which she said this astonished Agatha. 🔊
  • 8. After a while Jason had so far recovered his composure as to look about him. 🔊
  • 9. Mr. Wilson did so, and Shirley maintained her composure with difficulty. 🔊
  • 10. At the sound of Marescotti's name Nobili's assumed composure utterly gave way. 🔊
  • 11. It must be confessed that King's composure was sorely disturbed. 🔊

How to use Composure in Sentences?

  • 1. There was a desperate composure about the marchesa, more terrible than passion. 🔊
  • 2. Carrington who appeared to have recovered his composure raised his hand in sign of dismissal. 🔊
  • 3. I write as early as my circumstances have afforded me the necessary leisure and composure of mind. 🔊
  • 4. Conscious of his innocence, he lost nothing of his usual composure and serenity. 🔊
  • 5. She did not get her composure back until she had drunk a cup of steaming hot coffee. 🔊
  • 6. His natural composure and courage had vanished utterly in a tumultuous storm of fear. 🔊
  • 7. Henley had regained his composure by this time, and could meet the others with perfect equanimity. 🔊
  • 8. Such a gentle, high-bred air, and such inimitable ease and composure in his flight and movement! 🔊
  • 9. Betty, indeed, regained her composure very quickly, like a stream when the gust has passed. 🔊
  • 10. Returning refreshed, my composure resumed, I awaited the end, like a criminal doomed. 🔊
  • 11. She examined him and he examined her and he felt that she probed through his composure to his unrest. 🔊
  • 12. On this second occasion he was unable to recall his composure by any effort which came from within himself. 🔊
  • 13. At the place of execution, they behaved with fortitude and a composure befitting the solemnity of the occasion. 🔊
  • 14. In this wise she recovered her composure and laughed at her fear, and planned new and thrilly incidents for her novel. 🔊
  • 15. He lay on his bed of mortal agony and met death with the same calm composure which so much distinguished him on the field of battle. 🔊
  • 16. Without setting herself up in haughtiness, she yet overbore all opposition by her serene composure and calm serenity in the result. 🔊
  • 17. All we could do was to try to behave ourselves with fortitude in view of the personal danger, and with composure in view of that of others. 🔊
  • 18. All the voyage from Phaleron he had been nerving himself for this ordeal; his composure did not desert now. 🔊
  • 19. Her manner was neither independent nor assertive, but rather one of well-bred composure and calm reliance. 🔊
  • 20. She gazes with the utmost composure out of the carriage window, bestowing her attention now upon the landscape and now upon the passing peasants. 🔊
  • 21. Though obsequious, he was the farthest possible from a coward, and he accepted death on the scaffold with the serene composure of a martyr. 🔊
  • 22. Longmore was strongly moved, and his first impulse after he had recovered his composure was to return immediately to Europe. 🔊
  • 23. I felt, indeed, half inclined to seek a quarrel with one whose composure was almost an insult to our disorder. 🔊
  • 24. Irene fairly trembled with rage as she saw Paul bowing with as much politeness and composure as though he really were her equal. 🔊