Sanguinity



adjective
1.
cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident:
a sanguine disposition; sanguine expectations.
2.
reddish; ruddy:
a sanguine complexion.
3.
(in old physiology) having blood as the predominating humor and consequently being ruddy-faced, cheerful, etc.
4.
bloody; sanguinary.
5.
blood-red; red.
6.
Heraldry. a reddish-purple tincture.
noun
7.
a red iron-oxide crayon used in making drawings.
adjective
1.
cheerful and confident; optimistic
2.
(esp of the complexion) ruddy in appearance
3.
blood-red
4.
an obsolete word for sanguinary (sense 2)
noun
5.
Also called red chalk. a red pencil containing ferric oxide, used in drawing

sanguine san·guine (sāng’gwĭn)
adj.

Of a healthy, reddish color; ruddy.

Cheerfully confident; optimistic.

Having blood as the dominant humor in terms of medieval physiology.

Archaic Having the temperament and ruddy complexion that was formerly thought to be characteristic of a person dominated by this humor; passionate.

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