Sanguine in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Sanguine

Having the colour of blood; blood red. [from late 14th c.] | (obsolete, physiology) Having a bodily constitution characterised by a preponderance of blood over the other bodily humours, thought to be marked by irresponsible mirth; indulgent in pleasure to the exclusion of important matters. | Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood. | Warm; ardent. | Anticipating the best; optimistic; confident; full of hope. [from early 16th c.]

Short Sentences for Sanguine

  • 1. Barcroft was essentially of a sanguine nature. 🔊
  • 2. Warner and Pennington were as sanguine as he. 🔊
  • 3. Here I know they entertain very sanguine hopes. 🔊
  • 4. It was far more than he had expected in his most sanguine moments. 🔊
  • 5. My reception was as favorable as my most sanguine wishes had anticipated. 🔊
  • 6. His sanguine spirit rejected this as she had known that it would. 🔊
  • 7. His sanguine temperament was disclosed in the deep color of his cheeks. 🔊
  • 8. Thus far, his most sanguine calculations had been justified to the letter. 🔊
  • 9. But the moment was greater, more triumphant, than our most sanguine dreams. 🔊
  • 10. I confess that I felt far less sanguine than he appeared to be on that point. 🔊
  • 11. His heart beat high with hope; Harry was sanguine of success. 🔊
  • 12. The Arabs were sanguine of victory, and I partook of their enthusiasm. 🔊

How to use Sanguine in Sentences?

  • 1. A crowd of hypotheses have been framed by more sanguine and less cautious etymologists. 🔊
  • 2. There were other circumstances calculated to make the most sanguine ship-master uneasy. 🔊
  • 3. The lymphatic and obese can smoke more than the sanguine and nervous, with impunity. 🔊
  • 4. What struck one most was his air of extraordinary freshness and health, of sanguine vitality. 🔊
  • 5. Had he been of a less sanguine temperament, he would have drawn anything but hopeful conclusions. 🔊
  • 6. It accomplished far more, probably, than its most sanguine supporters hoped for. 🔊
  • 7. Certainly, we are not at all times equally successful or equally sanguine in America. 🔊
  • 8. Even Conniston's sanguine temperament was not proof to the shock of his father's message. 🔊
  • 9. Chalcott is sanguine of 'great finds' around the site of ancient Knossos in the near future. 🔊