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- n. The property of being sanguine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being sanguine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sanguine character or condition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. feeling sanguine; optimistically cheerful and confident
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'sanguineness' that he would be able to approve of the contributions to follow, as 'Amos' gave indications of great freshness of style.
Such relations could contain little besides the sanguineness of hope, and the enumeration of hardships and difficulties, which former accounts had not led us to expect.
Though his knowledge was infinitely exceeded by that of some able men who paid a particular attention to the subject, he did not come behind them in the sanguineness of his hopes and expectation.
This seeming overreaction to Ms. Wulf's marital predicament indicates just how seriously Time Inc. executives are taking the ESPN Magazine project, despite their public displays of sanguineness.
So elated was he at this unexpected piece of good fortune that, with characteristic sanguineness, he seems to have thought that all his troubles were at an end for ever.
In mines at a distance from the centre of direction it is almost impossible to check mistakes of this description, caused by the ignorance or over sanguineness of the mine superintendent, and they are often as disastrous as they are indefensible.
Peter's arm did not recover so soon as Urquhart's sanguineness had predicted.
Katherine smiled at Juke's characteristic sanguineness.
The real cost he believed would frighten possible investors and with the peculiar sanguineness of the short-sighted, he thought that it would work out somehow.
I shall not keep you longer except to say that such tokens as these should fill our hearts with a fine sanguineness, not with dolorous predictions of dolorous futures.