a blood-red color
confidently optimistic and cheerful
rubicund, ruddy, florid, sanguine(adj)
inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
"a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion"
Anything of a blood-red colour, as cloth.
Red crayon. See the Note under crayon, 1.
To stain with blood; to impart the colour of blood to; to ensanguine.
Having the colour of blood; red.
Having a bodily constitution characterised by a preponderance of blood over the other bodily humours, thought to be marked by irresponsible mirth; indulgent in pleasure to the exclusion of important matters.
Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood.
a sanguine bodily temperament
a sanguine temper
Anticipating the best; optimistic; not despondent; confident; full of hope.
sanguine of success
Origin: From sanguin, ultimately from sanguineus, "of blood".
having the color of blood; red
characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood; as, a sanguine bodily temperament
warm; ardent; as, a sanguine temper
anticipating the best; not desponding; confident; full of hope; as, sanguine of success
blood color; red
anything of a blood-red color, as cloth
red crayon. See the Note under Crayon, 1
to stain with blood; to impart the color of blood to; to ensanguine
Sanguine is a stain, or non-standard tincture in heraldry, of a blood-red colour. In the past it was sometimes taken to be equivalent to murrey, but they are now considered two distinct tinctures. It is a brownish red, the colour of arterial blood.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sang′gwin, adj. abounding with blood, bloody: bloodthirsty: ruddy, red: ardent, hopeful, confident: characterised by a fullness of habit.—n. the colour of red.—v.t. (obs.) to stain with blood.—n. Sang′sue, a leech—also Sang′uisuge.—adjs. Sanguic′olous, living in the blood, as a parasite; Sanguif′erous, receiving and conveying blood, circulatory.—ns. Sanguificā′tion; San′guifier.—adj. Sanguif′luous, flowing with blood.—v.i. San′guify, to make blood.—v.t. to convert into blood.—n. Sanguinā′ria, a genus of the poppy family, one species, the Blood-root or Puccoon of North America, much used by the Indians for staining.—adv. San′guinarily.—n. San′guinariness.—adj. San′guinary, bloody: attended with much blood-shed: bloodthirsty.—n. the yarrow: the blood-root.—adj. San′guineless, destitute of blood.—adv. San′guinely, hopefully, confidently.—n. San′guineness, sanguine character, ardour: ruddiness: plethora.—adj. Sanguin′eous, sanguine: resembling or constituting blood.—ns. Sanguin′ity, sanguineness; Sanguin′olence, Sanguin′olency.—adj. Sanguin′olent, tinged with blood: sanguine.—ns. Sanguisorbā′ceæ, Sanguisor′beæ, a sub-order of Rosaceæ, containing about 150 species; Sanguisū′ga, a genus of leeches.—adjs. Sanguisū′gent, Sanguisū′gous, blood-sucking; Sanguiv′olent, bloodthirsty; Sanguiv′orous, feeding on blood, as a vampire—also Sanguiniv′orous. [Fr.,—L. sanguineus—sanguis, sanguinis, blood.]
The numerical value of sanguine in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of sanguine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- sanguíneo, roja, rojo, sanguinaSpanish
- verenpunainen, toiveikasFinnish
- sanguigno, ottimista, confidenteItalian
- rood, bloedroodDutch
- sangvinskNorwegian Nynorsk
- krwistoczerwony, heliotrop, optymistycznyPolish
- жизнерадостный, оптимистичныйRussian
- blodröd, förtröstansfull, hoppfull, sangvinisk, optimistiskSwedish
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