Meaning of POISED in English



Etymology: from past participle of poise (II)

: having poise:

a. : marked by balance or equilibrium

as poised as the flight of a gull — J.L.Lowes

b. : marked by easy composure of manner or bearing

was perfectly poised and sure of himself on all official occasions — E.H.Spicer

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.