Part of speech: noun

The act of composing, or that which is composed, as a literary, artistic, or musical production; a combination.

Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

An agreement or settlement; compromise.

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Usage examples "composition":

  1. And he's working very hard on a composition that nobody is ever to hear. - "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens.
  2. The church is neither French nor Spanish nor Arab nor Italian in its various composition, but distinctly Romanesque in spirit. - "Cathedrals of Spain", John A. (John Allyne) Gade.
  3. Lieutenant Wemple, who stood nearest her, thought that, altogether, it made the most striking and suggestive composition he had ever seen, and that he would like to see her portrait painted just as she stood there; but that would be impossible, for no artist could paint two girls into one figure. - "Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag", Florence Finch Kelly.