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Synonyms for sanguine
ˈsæŋ gwɪnsan·guine

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Wiktionary4.3 / 4 votes

  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, pessimistic, blue

  5. sanguineadjective

    Warm; ardent.

    a sanguine temper

    blue, pessimistic, gloomy

  6. sanguineadjective

    sanguine of success

    pessimistic, blue, gloomy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. sanguine

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

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

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sanguineadjective

    red, crimson

  2. sanguineadjective

    warm, ardent, lively, animated

  3. sanguineadjective

    confident, hopeful, enthusiastic, buoyant

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "sanguine":

    optimistic, bloody

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  1. Emily Finlayson:

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

  2. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu:

    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.

  3. Valentin Marinov:

    We are far less sanguine and think that the developed stock markets may be lagging behind other asset classes as investors position ahead of Fed tightening while global economic data continues to fuel market worries.

  4. Lloyd Blankfein:

    ( 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.

  5. Wedbush Securities analysts:

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

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