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Synonyms for poise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poisenoun

    a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second

    assuredness, sang-froid, aplomb, cool

  2. poisenoun

    a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium

    assuredness, sang-froid, aplomb, cool

  3. aplomb, assuredness, cool, poise, sang-froidverb

    great coolness and composure under strain

    "keep your cool"

    assuredness, sang-froid, aplomb, cool

  4. poiseverb

    be motionless, in suspension

    "The bird poised for a few moments before it attacked"

    brace, balance

  5. brace, poiseverb

    prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

    brace, stabilize, energize, arouse, energise, stabilise, steady, balance, perk up, stimulate

  6. poiseverb

    cause to be balanced or suspended

    brace, balance

  7. poise, balanceverb

    hold or carry in equilibrium

    equilibrize, brace, equilibrate, balance, equilibrise

Editors Contribution

  1. style

    oh this looks so stylee on you. you have a stylee way of doing life.

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. poisenoun

    balance, equilibrium, equipoise

  2. poiseverb

    balance, hold or place in equilibrium

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. poisenoun

    equipoise, balance, equilibrium

  2. poiseverb

    balance, librate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "poise":

    aplomb, temper, cursor, composure

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  1. Los Angeles:

    What I loved was the fact that our guys were able to regather themselves, had our poise and composure about ourselves, in terms of being able to finish out practice, i thought credit to both teams to be able to do that because you see when things get chippy early on, sometimes you end up having to cancel those practices. We definitely didnt want to lose that practice opportunity and to the players credit, we didnt.

  2. Ashley Souza:

    The coaching really helped her gain confidence, and the interviewers were impressed with her updated resume when she arrived, as well as her poise.

  3. Western Michigan coach Tim Lester:

    The biggest positive was Kaleb was a little flighty early, but he calmed down, i was very proud of the poise of that kid because this was his first Power Five game, and it’s faster. He got hit a couple times, and he kept getting up, kept getting up.

  4. Mike Malone:

    You're on the road, hostile environment--you need to have poise, you need to slow down, execute the play, what happens sometimes in those situations (is that) I think it's really important that you trust each other, and I think a lot of our guys think they need to make the play. And their heart's in the right place, but that's when we need to trust each other on both ends of the floor.

  5. Connor Murphy:

    He's a competitor and he seems to have that poise about him, he's impressive.

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