Do you know what sanguine means?

“He is sanguine about prospects for the global economy”

“The committee takes a more sanguine view”

Oxford Dictionary Pronunciation:/sangwin/

  • 1 optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation
  • (in medieval science and medicine) of or having the constitution associated with the predominance of blood among the bodily humours, supposedly marked by a ruddy complexion and an optimistic disposition.
  • archaic (of the complexion) florid or ruddy.

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