Oct
07
2013

sanguine

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

saeng gwihn

adjective

1. having an optimistic temperament or outlook.
example: Considering his poor academic record, he was surprisingly sanguine concerning his chances of being accepted to a top university.

2. ruddy in complexion.
example: Santa Claus is often depicted as having a sanguine complexion.

3. blood red.
example: The stream turned sanguine with the blood of fallen soldiers.

 

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