Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sanguine

1 sense of sanguine

Sense 1
sanguine -- (a blood-red color)
       => red, redness -- (red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood)

Antonyms of adj sanguine

2 senses of sanguine

Sense 1
sanguine -- (confidently optimistic and cheerful)

INDIRECT (VIA optimistic) -> pessimistic -- (expecting the worst possible outcome)

Sense 2
rubicund, ruddy, florid, sanguine -- (inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion")

INDIRECT (VIA healthy) -> unhealthy -- (not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers")

Similarity of adj sanguine

2 senses of sanguine

Sense 1
sanguine -- (confidently optimistic and cheerful)
       => optimistic (vs. pessimistic) -- (expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds; "in an optimistic mood"; "optimistic plans"; "took an optimistic view")

Sense 2
rubicund, ruddy, florid, sanguine -- (inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion")
       => healthy (vs. unhealthy) -- (having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy")

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