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Synonyms for sanguinary
ˈsæŋ gwəˌnɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gory, sanguinary, sanguineous, slaughterous, butcherly(adj)

    accompanied by bloodshed

    "this bitter and sanguinary war"

    Synonyms:
    sanguineous, gory, bloody-minded, unskillful, bloodstained, butcherly, botchy, slaughterous, bloodthirsty

    Antonyms:
    bloodless

  2. bloodthirsty, bloody-minded, sanguinary(adj)

    marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed

    "bloody-minded tyrants"; "bloodthirsty yells"; "went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood"-G.W.Johnson

    Synonyms:
    sanguineous, gory, butcherly, bloody-minded, cantankerous, slaughterous, bloodthirsty

    Antonyms:
    bloodless

Wiktionary

  1. sanguinary(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    gory, bloodthirsty, butcherous, slaughterous

  2. sanguinary(adjective)

    Attended with bloodshed.

    Synonyms:
    butcherous, slaughterous, gory, bloodthirsty

  3. sanguinary(adjective)

    Eager to shed blood; bloodthirsty.

    Synonyms:
    gory, bloodthirsty, slaughterous, butcherous

  4. sanguinary(adjective)

    Consisting of, covered with or similar in appearance to blood.

    Synonyms:
    gory, bloodthirsty, butcherous, slaughterous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sanguinary

    Synonyms:
    bloody, truculent, bloodthirsty, murderous

    Antonyms:
    lenient, moderate, chivalrous, generous, sparing, forbearing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sanguinary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bloody, murderous

  2. sanguinary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cruel, blood-thirsty, savage, inhuman, barbarous, ruthless, pitiless, fell

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sanguinary(a)

    Synonyms:
    bloody, murderous, cruel, truculent, bloodthirsty

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. sanguinary

    Synonyms:
    Yarrow, see there, Achillea millefolium

  2. sanguinary

    Synonyms:
    Yarrow, see there, Achillea millefolium

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Translations for sanguinary

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  • sanguinFrench
  • արյունահեղ, արյունոտ, արյունարբու, արյունռուշտ, արյունալիArmenian
  • sanguinárioPortuguese
  • sanguinar, sangvin, sângerosRomanian
  • blodig, blodtörstigSwedish

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