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Definition of Sanguine


  1. Having the color of blood; red.
  2. Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood; as, a sanguine bodily temperament.
  3. Warm; ardent; as, a sanguine temper.
  4. Anticipating the best; not desponding; confident; full of hope; as, sanguine of success.
  5. Blood color; red.
  6. Anything of a blood-red color, as cloth.
  7. Bloodstone.
  8. Red crayon. See the Note under Crayon, 1.
  9. To stain with blood; to impart the color of blood to; to ensanguine.
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sanguine in Swedish is sangvinisk