Sanguineness San"guine*ness, n. The quality of being sanguine. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sanguineness — index belief (state of mind), confidence (faith), faith Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sanguineness — noun see sanguine I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sanguineness — See sanguinely. * * * …   Universalium

  • sanguineness — noun The property of being sanguine …   Wiktionary

  • sanguineness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A tendency to expect a favorable outcome or to dwell on hopeful aspects: optimism, san guinity. See HOPE …   English dictionary for students

  • sanguineness — n. optimism, hopefulness; confidence; ruddiness, quality of having a reddish complexion; redness, quality of having the color of blood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sanguineness — san·guine·ness …   English syllables

  • sanguineness — noun feeling sanguine; optimistically cheerful and confident • Syn: ↑sanguinity • Derivationally related forms: ↑sanguine, ↑sanguine (for: ↑sanguinity) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sanguineness . sassiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) looking on the bright side, looking through rose colored glasses. See HOPE …   English dictionary for students

  • optimism — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hopefulness, hope, cheerfulness, enthusiasm; confidence, assurance. Ant., pessimism, skepticism, cynicism. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Belief in the essential goodness of the universe] Syn. idealism,… …   English dictionary for students

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