Definition of sanguine adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sanguine

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈsæŋɡwən//
     
    sanguine (about something)(formal)
     
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  1. 1cheerful and confident about the future synonym optimistic
  2. 2 They are less sanguine about the company's long-term prospects. He tends to take a sanguine view of the problems involved.
 
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