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
Examples of sanguine in a Sentence
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.
While increasing macro concerns have emerged in recent weeks, we maintain a sanguine outlook and expect the same from the companies.
( The) U.S. economy is not going off the rails, i'm generally sanguine. We muddle through. I think some of this is an overreaction to the overreaction of assets being so swollen.
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.
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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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