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sangfroid

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evenness of emotions or temper
  • The professional gambler seemed to take both his wins and his losses with remarkable sangfroid.
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equanimity, composure, sangfroid mean evenness of mind under stress. equanimity suggests a habit of mind that is only rarely disturbed under great strain.
    • accepted her troubles with equanimity
composure implies the controlling of emotional or mental agitation by an effort of will or as a matter of habit.
    • maintaining his composure even under hostile questioning
sangfroid implies great coolness and steadiness under strain.
    • handled the situation with professional sangfroid

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