un sanguinariness

sanguinary

[sang-gwuh-ner-ee]
adjective
1.
full of or characterized by bloodshed; bloody: a sanguinary struggle.
2.
ready or eager to shed blood; bloodthirsty.
3.
composed of or marked with blood.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin sanguinārius bloody. See sanguine, -ary

sanguinarily, adverb
sanguinariness, noun
unsanguinarily, adverb
unsanguinariness, noun
unsanguinary, adjective

sanguinary, sanguine.


2. murderous, cruel, savage.


2. kind.
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sanguinary (ˈsæŋɡwɪnərɪ)
 
adj
1.  accompanied by much bloodshed
2.  bloodthirsty
3.  consisting of, flowing, or stained with blood
 
[C17: from Latin sanguinārius]
 
'sanguinarily
 
adv
 
'sanguinariness
 
n

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sanguinary
"characterized by slaughter," 1625, possibly from Fr. sanguinaire, or directly from L. sanguinarius "pertaining to blood," from sanguis (gen. sanguinis) "blood," of unknown origin. L. distinguished sanguis, the generic word, from cruor "blood from a wound." The latter word is related to Gk. kreas "meat,"
Skt. kravis- "raw flesh," O.E. hreaw- "raw" (see raw).
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