Poised in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Poised

having self-confidence and self-assurance

Examples of Poised in a sentence

Poised and confident, the valedictorian delivered a commencement speech that was just as entertaining as it was inspiring. 🔊

Despite the chaos around her, the flight attendant remained poised and calm as she directed the passengers through the emergency exits.  🔊

After she tripped on the red carpet, the actress remained poised as she laughed at her own clumsiness. 🔊

Although Marti generally preferred to play roles of sophisticated, poised characters, this time she decided to audition for the part of the ditzy ingénue.  🔊

Because of her reputation for remaining poised and self-assured in any situation, Anna’s friends call her a force of nature.  🔊

Even though it was the first time she had made dinner for her boyfriend, Maxie remain poised as she threw away the burnt pot roast and called for pizza delivery.  🔊

New mothers seem to always acquire an uncanny ability to multitask, but staying poised isn’t easy when the baby’s crying, the phone’s ringing, the dinner’s boiling over, and the smoke alarm is going off!  🔊

Cheryl is attractive, poised, and charming, and she is looking forward to a career as a model.  🔊

The senator remained poised while he denied all the reporters’ allegations concerning his recent secret meetings with an intern.  🔊

Even though the young lady who married the prince had no royal blood, she was as poised and dignified as if she were already a queen.  🔊

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