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Sangfroid

Meaning: Keenly distressing to the mind or feelings

Oct 18, 2016 13:27 IST
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Meaning: Keenly distressing to the mind or feelings

Pronunciation: sahn-frwa

Usage/Example: 1. With a level of composure seldom seen on live television, she was a model of sangfroid, perfectly calibrating her facial expressions. (Source: Winona Daily News)

2. Invading the U.S. auto market takes equal parts chutzpah and sangfroid. (Source: Autoweek)

3. It would be foolish to rule out a similar attack in the U.S., which makes Mr. Obama's terror sangfroid wrong-headed and politically misjudged. (Source: Wall Street Journal)

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