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Sanguine vs. Serous

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  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Having the colour of blood; blood red. from late 14th c.

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    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.

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood.

    "a sanguine bodily temperament"

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Warm; ardent.

    "a sanguine temper"

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Anticipating the best; optimistic; confident; full of hope. from early 16th c.

    "despondent"

    "I'm sanguine about the eventual success of the project."

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Full of blood; bloody.

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Bloodthirsty.

  • Sanguine (noun)

    Blood colour; red.

    "color panel|BC3F4A"

  • Sanguine (noun)

    Anything of a blood-red colour, as cloth.

  • Sanguine (noun)

    A tincture, seldom used, of a blood-red colour (not to be confused with murrey).

  • Sanguine (noun)

    Bloodstone.

  • Sanguine (noun)

    Red crayon.

  • Sanguine (verb)

    To stain with blood; to impart the colour of blood to; to ensanguine.

  • Serous (adjective)

    Containing, secreting, or resembling serum; watery; a fluid or discharge that is pale yellow and transparent, usually representing something of a benign nature. (This contrasts with the term sanguine, which means blood-tinged and usually harmful.)

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Having the color of blood; red.

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood; as, a sanguine bodily temperament.

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Warm; ardent; as, a sanguine temper.

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    Anticipating the best; cheerfully optimistic; not desponding; confident; full of hope; as, sanguine of success; a sanguine disposition.

  • Sanguine (noun)

    Blood color; red.

  • Sanguine (noun)

    Anything of a blood-red color, as cloth.

  • Sanguine (noun)

    Bloodstone.

  • Sanguine (noun)

    Red crayon. See the Note under Crayon, 1.

  • Sanguine

    To stain with blood; to impart the color of blood to; to ensanguine.

  • Serous (adjective)

    Thin; watery; like serum; as, the serous fluids.

Webster Dictionary
  • Sanguine (adjective)

    confidently optimistic and cheerful

  • Sanguine (adjective)

    inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life;

    "a ruddy complexion"

    "Santa's rubicund cheeks"

    "a fresh and sanguine complexion"

  • Serous (adjective)

    of or producing or containing serum;

    "a serous exudate"

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