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. [Obs.]

Various composures and combinations of these corpuscles.

3. Frame; make; temperament. [Obs.]

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." Milton.

When the passions . . . are all silent, the mind enjoys its most perfect composure.
I. Watts.

5. A combination; a union; a bond. [Obs.] Shak.