Synonyms and Antonyms of sanguine
eager for or marked by the shedding of blood, extreme violence, or killing
- The Civil War remains America's most sanguine conflict.
barbaric, barbarous, brutal, cold-blooded, cruel, heartless, inhumane, sadistic, savage, vicious, wanton
antagonistic, ferocious, fierce, gladiatorial, hostile
aggressive, assertive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, discordant, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent, violent
merciless, pitiless, ruthless
bloodstained, fell, gory, grim
despiteful, hateful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean, nasty, spiteful
appeasing, conciliatory, disarming, dovish, mollifying, pacific, pacifying, peaceable, peaceful, peacemaking, placating, placative, placatory, propitiatory
benign, benignant, compassionate, good-hearted, humane, kind, kindhearted, sympathetic, tenderhearted
tender, warm, warmhearted
clement, lenient, merciful
affable, amiable, amicable, benevolent, gentle, kindly
submissive, surrendering, yielding
having a healthy reddish skin tone
- A baby with a sanguine complexion is more likely to leave the hospital early than a sickly-looking one.
ashen, ashy, doughy, livid, lurid, mealy, pale, paled, palish, pallid, pasty, peaked, peaky, sallow, sallowish, wan
having or showing a mind free from doubt
- I'm reasonably sanguine about the adoption of the latest proposal.