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Definition 1: a blood-red color - [noun denoting attribute]

(sanguine is a kind of ...) red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

Definition 2: inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sanguine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a ruddy complexion
  • Santa's rubicund cheeks
  • a fresh and sanguine complexion

Synonyms for sanguine in the sense of this definition

(sanguine is similar to ...) having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

"a rosy healthy baby" "staying fit and healthy"

Definition 3: confidently optimistic and cheerful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for sanguine in the sense of this definition

(sanguine is similar to ...) expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds

"in an optimistic mood" "optimistic plans" "took an optimistic view"

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