Meaning of “sanguine” in the English Dictionary

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"sanguine" in British English

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sanguineadjective

uk /ˈsæŋ.ɡwɪn/ us /ˈsæŋ.ɡwɪn/ formal

(of someone or someone's character) positive and hoping for good things:

They are less sanguine about the prospects for peace.
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(Definition of “sanguine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sanguine" in American English

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sanguineadjective

us /ˈsæŋ·ɡwɪn/

(of someone or someone's character) positive and hopeful:

Some people expect the economy to continue to improve, but others are less sanguine.

(Definition of “sanguine” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)