san·guine /ˈsæŋgwən/ 形容詞
San·guine, v. t. To stain with blood; to impart the color of blood to; to ensanguine.
1. Having the color of blood; red.
Of his complexion he was sanguine. --Chaucer.
Like to that sanguine flower inscribed with woe. --Milton.
2. Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood; as, a sanguine bodily temperament.
3. Warm; ardent; as, a sanguine temper.
4. Anticipating the best; cheerfully optimistic; not desponding; confident; full of hope; as, sanguine of success; a sanguine disposition.
Syn: -- Warm; ardent; lively; confident; hopeful; optimistic.
1. Blood color; red.
2. Anything of a blood-red color, as cloth. [Obs.]
In sanguine and in pes he clad was all. --Chaucer.
3. Min. Bloodstone.
4. Red crayon. See the Note under Crayon, 1.
adj 1: confidently optimistic and cheerful
2: inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with
outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund
cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion" [syn: rubicund,