Definition of Sangfroid

1. n. Freedom from agitation or excitement of mind; coolness in trying circumstances; indifference; calmness.



Definition of Sangfroid

1. Noun. composure, self-possession or imperturbability especially when in a dangerous situation ¹

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Definition of Sangfroid

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sangfroid

sanes
sanest
sanfoin
sang
sang-froid
sang along
sang froid
sanga
sangapenum
sangar
sangaree
sangarees
sangars
sangas
sangers
sangfroid (current term)
sangfroids
sangh
sangha
sanghs
sangiac
sangiacs
sanglier
sangliers
sangoma
sangomas
sangrail
sangria
sangrias
sangs

Literary usage of Sangfroid

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1. Personal Sketches of His Own Times by Jonah Barrington (1827)
"Afternoon ramble on the Boulevard It-alien—Interrupted by the report of artillery—sangfroid of the fair sex—Female soldiers—The author repairs to a point ..."

2. Deeds of Valor: From Records in the Archives of the United States Government by Walter Frederick Beyer, Oscar Frederick Keydel (1907)
"The chief captor seemed puzzled by his prisoner's voice and sangfroid, and, after scanning her face and figure closely for an instant, said: " Oh, ..."

3. A Biographical Memoir of the Late Commodore Joshua Barney by Mary Barney (1832)
"... lor his apprehension, and describe* his person, and dress: consternation and alarm of his friends : — — his own sangfroid on the occasion : — procures a ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"... as sangfroid, and R. Roxby as Alphonse ; performed at New York in 18r'l, with Lester Wallack as sangfroid ; at the Globe Theatre in 1870, ..."

5. William E. Burton, Actor, Author, and Manager: A Sketch of His Career with by William Linn Keese (1885)
"We thought we had never seen any one quite so splendid; and sangfroid was forthwith invested with the best and noblest elements that combine to elevate ..."

6. Personal Sketches of His Own Times by Jonah Barrington (1827)
"Afternoon ramble on the Boulevard It-alien—Interrupted by the report of artillery—sangfroid of the fair sex—Female soldiers—The author repairs to a point ..."

7. Deeds of Valor: From Records in the Archives of the United States Government by Walter Frederick Beyer, Oscar Frederick Keydel (1907)
"The chief captor seemed puzzled by his prisoner's voice and sangfroid, and, after scanning her face and figure closely for an instant, said: " Oh, ..."

8. A Biographical Memoir of the Late Commodore Joshua Barney by Mary Barney (1832)
"... lor his apprehension, and describe* his person, and dress: consternation and alarm of his friends : — — his own sangfroid on the occasion : — procures a ..."

9. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"... as sangfroid, and R. Roxby as Alphonse ; performed at New York in 18r'l, with Lester Wallack as sangfroid ; at the Globe Theatre in 1870, ..."

10. William E. Burton, Actor, Author, and Manager: A Sketch of His Career with by William Linn Keese (1885)
"We thought we had never seen any one quite so splendid; and sangfroid was forthwith invested with the best and noblest elements that combine to elevate ..."

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