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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 san·guine /ˈsæŋgwən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 san·guine /ˈsæŋgwən/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 San·guine, v. t. To stain with blood; to impart the color of blood to; to ensanguine.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 San·guine a.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 San·guine, n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,