Com*po"sure (?), n. [From
Compose.] 1. The act of composing, or
that which is composed; a composition. [Obs.]
Signor Pietro, who had an admirable way both of
composure [in music] and teaching.
2. Orderly adjustment; disposition.
Various composures and combinations of
3. Frame; make; temperament.
His composure must be rare indeed
Whom these things can not blemish.
4. A settled state; calmness; sedateness;
tranquillity; repose. "We seek peace and composure."
When the passions . . . are all silent, the mind
enjoys its most perfect composure.
5. A combination; a union; a bond.