Word of the Week: Sanguine

CliffsNotes December 10, 2014



Word of the Week Sanguine Stephen Colbert


Word: sanguine (adj)

Meaning: cheerfully confident

Synonyms: optimistic, upbeat, hopeful


1. I felt sanguine after finishing my classes before winter break.

2. The college graduate was oddly sanguine about the impending job hunt.

3. I was sanguine after listening to Beyoncé’s inspiring song.


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