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See definition of sanguine on Dictionary.com
  • adj.happy; optimistic
  • adj.reddish; flushed

synonyms for sanguine

  • buoyant
  • cheerful
  • confident
  • enthusiastic
  • hopeful
  • upbeat
  • positive
  • animated
  • assured
  • expectant
  • lively
  • secure
  • self-assured
  • self-confident
  • spirited
  • undoubtful
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antonyms for sanguine

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  • depressed
  • down
  • gloomy
  • heavy
  • pessimistic
  • sad
  • pale
  • pallid
  • sallow
  • unhappy
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How to use sanguine in a sentence

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But I feel sanguine in the spirit of the men; sanguine in my own spirit; sanguine in the soundness of my scheme.
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I really believe that is a good story, Jess, said her mother, who was sanguine of temperament.
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And her mother seemed to think that everybody else would be just as sanguine of her getting a check as she was herself.
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But the event was such as even his sanguine spirit had scarcely ventured to anticipate.
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More nervous than sanguine, Cristophe's bodily appearance was thin and threadlike, but wiry.
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Mr. O'Connell, however, though he did not oppose it, expressed himself less sanguine as to its beneficial results.
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