EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-POSSESSION
At last, Gilder was restored in a measure to his self-possession.
In that moment of surprise, the self-possession of Heyward did not desert him.
He had kept his hat on, and took it off to recover his self-possession.
When I think of it, I marvel yet that I did not lose my self-possession altogether.
By this time Mr Coningham had apparently recovered his self-possession.
Before my self-possession returned, I had heard what follows.
This young lady sustained the introduction with self-possession and calm.
His self-possession seemed to have deserted him for the moment.
Jean, who was beginning to recover his self-possession, proposed the quarries.
Having regained her self-possession, however, she refused his proposal.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR SELF-POSSESSION
- cool head
- even temper
- peace of mind
- presence of mind