Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Of buoyant disposition; hopeful; confident.

Part of speech: adjective

Having the color of blood; of, like, or full of blood.

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Usage examples "sanguine":

  1. But the Hans were as desperate as we were sanguine, for we had time on our side. - "The Airlords of Han", Philip Francis Nowlan.
  2. He had been very sanguine the day he hid in the library. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).
  3. It was plain that the States' troops were not in so great a panic as the more sanguine advisers of the archduke had hoped. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.