Entry: sangroid (n.)
In context: "Marathe's tone now became derisive despite his legendary sangfroid in matters of technical interviews: 'These sentiments from a person who allows them to place him in the field as an enormous girl with tits at the cock-eyed angle, now discoursing on tragic love.'"
Definition: Coolness, indifference, absence of excitement or agitation.
Other: A great word! Here's where a literal translation would suggest something other than intended - at least in tone:
Etymology: < French sang-froid , lit. ‘cold blood’ (sang blood, froid cold).
In the 17th cent. the expression was in France often written erroneously sens froid , as if it contained sens ‘sense’ instead of the homophonous sang ‘blood’.
SNOOT score: 3
Source: Oxford English Dictionary