(noun, adjective, verb)


1. confidently optimistic and cheerful; full of hope.

Similar word(s): optimistic

2. inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life

- a fresh and sanguine complexion

Similar word(s): healthy, florid, rubicund, ruddy

Sentences with sanguine as an adjective:

- a sanguine bodily temperament

- a sanguine temper

- sanguine of success


1. a blood-red color

Definition categories: attribute, red, redness

Sentences with sanguine as a noun:

- sanguine colour:


1. To stain with blood; to impart the colour of blood to; to ensanguine.