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Synonyms for sanguine
ˈsæŋ gwɪnsan·guine

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  1. sanguineverb

    gloomy, blue, pessimistic

  2. sanguinenoun

    Having the colour of blood; red.

    gloomy, blue, pessimistic

  3. sanguinenoun

    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.

    blue, pessimistic, gloomy

  4. sanguinenoun

    Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood.

    a sanguine bodily temperament

    gloomy, blue, pessimistic

  5. sanguineadjective

    Warm; ardent.

    a sanguine temper

    blue, pessimistic, gloomy

  6. sanguineadjective

    sanguine of success

    pessimistic, blue, gloomy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sanguine

    warm, ardent, lively, animated, hopeful, confident, trustful

    cold, frigid, desponding, distrustful, croaking, misgiving, suspicious, cautious, unventuresome, timid, anxious, diffident, solicitous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sanguineadjective

    a blood-red color

    unhealthy, pessimistic

  2. sanguineadjective

    confidently optimistic and cheerful

    ruddy, rubicund, florid

    unhealthy, pessimistic

  3. rubicund, ruddy, florid, sanguineadjective

    inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life

    "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion"

    ruby, rubicund, cherry-red, scarlet, reddish, red, ruddy, flamboyant, florid, carmine, aureate, crimson, cherry, cerise, ruby-red, blood-red

    pessimistic, unhealthy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sanguineadjective

    red, crimson

  2. sanguineadjective

    warm, ardent, lively, animated

  3. sanguineadjective

    confident, hopeful, enthusiastic, buoyant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sanguine":

    optimistic, bloody

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How to use sanguine in a sentence?

  1. Wedbush Securities analysts:

    While increasing macro concerns have emerged in recent weeks, we maintain a sanguine outlook and expect the same from the companies.

  2. Emily Finlayson:

    I think the importance of the study is that people can be sanguine of the benefits of this operation in this population.

  3. Sebastian Coe:

    I think you'd be pretty surprised if I did sit here and was sanguine about that, i personally have big problems with it.

  4. Russ Koesterich:

    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.

  5. John Quincy Adams:

    It is a source of gratification and of encouragement to me to observe that the great result of this experiment upon the theory of human rights has at the close of that generation by which it was formed been crowned with success equal to the most sanguine expectations of its founders.

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