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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Feeling confidently optimistic and cheerful

Usage examples (38)
  • 'sanguineness' that he would be able to approve of the contributions to follow, as 'Amos' gave indications of great freshness of style.
  • Such relations could contain little besides the sanguineness of hope, and the enumeration of hardships and difficulties, which former accounts had not led us to expect.
  • So elated was he at this unexpected piece of good fortune that, with characteristic sanguineness, he seems to have thought that all his troubles were at an end for ever.
  • This seeming overreaction to Ms. Wulf's marital predicament indicates just how seriously Time Inc. executives are taking the ESPN Magazine project, despite their public... for more
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