Adjective "Poised" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Poised


    Definition:

    1. (of a person) composed, dignified, and self-assured.

    2. being in balance or equilibrium: a balloon poised on the nose of a seal.

    3. teetering or wavering: to be poised on the brink of disaster.

    4. hovering or suspended in or as in midair: a bird poised in flight; a helicopter poised overhead.

    Examples:

    "markets can be poised for gains."

    "markets can be poised for falls."

    "tales can be poised for reconciliations."

    "stocks can be poised over bads."

    "stocks can be poised of problems."

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