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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I think the importance of the study is that people can be sanguine of the benefits of this operation in this population.
I think you'd be pretty surprised if I did sit here and was sanguine about that, i personally have big problems with it.
There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
We are far less sanguine and think that the developed stock markets may be lagging behind other asset classes as investors position ahead of Fed tightening while global economic data continues to fuel market worries.
No, we do not envision a significant surge in inflation, but we do think inflation expectations may be too sanguine. As such, we prefer( Treasury Inflation Protected Securities) to plain-vanilla Treasuries in our bond portfolio.
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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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