Adjective "Sanguine" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Sanguine


    Definition:

    1. cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident: a sanguine disposition; sanguine expectations.

    2. reddish; ruddy: a sanguine complexion.

    3. (in old physiology) having blood as the predominating humor and consequently being ruddy-faced, cheerful, etc.

    4. bloody; sanguinary.

    5. blood-red; red.

    6. Heraldry. a reddish-purple tincture. noun

    7. a red iron-oxide crayon used in making drawings.

    Examples:

    "people can be sanguine about meetings."

    "people can be sanguine about reports."

    "people can be sanguine about prospects."

    "others can be sanguine about outlooks."

    "markets can be sanguine about handovers."

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