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poise

see definition of poise
  • nounself-composure, dignity
  • verbbalance, suspend
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Synonyms for poise

noun self-composure, dignity
  • aplomb
  • calmness
  • confidence
  • elegance
  • equanimity
  • grace
  • self-assurance
  • serenity
  • tact
  • address
  • assurance
  • balance
  • bearing
  • cool
  • coolness
  • diplomacy
  • equilibrium
  • gravity
  • polish
  • presence
  • self-possession
  • stasis
  • tactfulness
  • tranquility
  • delicatesse
  • equability
  • presence of mind
  • sangfroid
  • savoir faire

Antonyms for poise

  • agitation
  • tactlessness
  • confusion
  • imbalance
  • excitedness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to poise

aplomb

noun. assurance
  • balance
  • confidence
  • coolness
  • equanimity
  • nerve
  • nonchalance
  • poise
  • self-possession
  • surety
  • tact

assurance

noun. confidence

balance

noun. composure

balance

verb. make equal; cause to have equilibrium

balancing

verb. make equal; cause to have equilibrium

bearing

noun. person's conduct, posture
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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