Saturday, January 27, 2007


sanguine (adj)

1. (color) Having the color of blood; red.

2. Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood.

3. Warm; ardent.

4. Anticipating the best; not despondent; confident; full of hope.

5. (Obsolete): irresponsibly mirthful; indulgent in pleasure to the exclusion of important matters.

sanguine (n)

1. (colour) Blood color; red.

2. Anything of a blood-red color, as cloth.

3. Bloodstone.

4. Red crayon.

sanguine (vt)

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

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