Sentence Examples


  • As his over-sanguine visions of a new order of things to be ushered in by political change disappeared, he began to direct his thoughts to religious subjects.
  • In Anselm's case we have the further sanguine hope of justifying not theism merely but all Christian doctrine to the scientific reason.
  • These sanguine expectations were not fully realized.
  • In these circumstances sanguine enthusiasm naturally gave way to despondency, and the reforming zeal of the government was replaced by tendencies of a decidedly reactionary kind.
  • For a time this breed attracted much attention, and sanguine expectations were entertained that it would prove of national importance.

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