Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Sanguinarily adverb In a sanguinary manner.

Sanguinariness noun The quality or state of being sanguinary.

Sanguinary adjective [ Latin sanguinarius , from sanguis blood: confer French sanguinaire .]
1. Attended with much bloodshed; bloody; murderous; as, a sanguinary war, contest, or battle.

We may not propagate religion by wars, or by sanguinary persecutions to force consciences.
Bacon.

2. Bloodthirsty; cruel; eager to shed blood.

Passion . . . makes us brutal and sanguinary .
Broome.

Syn. -- Bloody; murderous; bloodthirsty; cruel.

Sanguinary noun [ Latin herba sanguinaria an herb that stanches blood: confer French sanguinaire . See Sanguinary , adjective ] (Botany) (a) The yarrow. (b) The Sanguinaria.

Sanguine adjective [ French sanguin , Latin sanguineus , from sanguis blood. Confer Sanguineous .]
1. Having the color of blood; red.

Of his complexion he was sanguine .
Chaucer.

Like to that sanguine flower inscribed with woe.
Milton.

2. Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood; as, a sanguine bodily temperament.

3. Warm; ardent; as, a sanguine temper.

4. Anticipating the best; not desponding; confident; full of hope; as, sanguine of success.

Syn. -- Warm; ardent; lively; confident; hopeful.

Sanguine noun
1. Blood color; red. Spenser.

2. Anything of a blood-red color, as cloth. [ Obsolete]

In sanguine and in pes he clad was all.
Chaucer.

3. (Min.) Bloodstone.

4. Red crayon. See the Note under Crayon , 1.

Sanguine transitive verb To stain with blood; to impart the color of blood to; to ensanguine.

Sanguineless adjective Destitute of blood; pale. [ R.]

Sanguinely adverb In a sanguine manner.

I can not speculate quite so sanguinely as he does.
Burke.

Sanguineness noun The quality of being sanguine.

Sanguineous adjective [ Latin sanguineus . See Sanguine .]
1. Abounding with blood; sanguine.

2. Of or pertaining to blood; bloody; constituting blood. Sir T. Browne.

3. Blood-red; crimson. Keats.

sanguinity noun The quality of being sanguine; sanguineness. Swift.

Sanguinivorous adjective [ Latin sanguis + vorare to devour.] Subsisting on blood.

Sanguinolency noun The state of being sanguinolent, or bloody.

Sanguinolent adjective [ Latin sanguinolentus , from sanguis blood: confer French sanguinolent .] Tinged or mingled with blood; bloody; as, sanguinolent sputa.

Sanguisuge noun [ Latin sanguisuga ; sanguis blood + sugere to suck.] (Zoology) A bloodsucker, or leech.

Sanguivorous adjective [ Latin sanguis blood + vorare to devour.] (Zoology) Subsisting upon blood; -- said of certain blood-sucking bats and other animals. See Vampire .

Sanhedrin, Sanhedrim noun [ Hebrew sanhedrīn , from Greek ...; ... with + ... a seat, from ... to sit. See Sit .] (Jewish Antiq.) the great council of the Jews, which consisted of seventy members, to whom the high priest was added. It had jurisdiction of religious matters.

Sanhedrist noun A member of the sanhedrin. Schaeffer (Lange's Com.).

Sanhita noun [ Sanskrit samhita , properly, combination.] A collection of vedic hymns, songs, or verses, forming the first part of each Veda.

Sanicle noun [ French, from Latin sanare to heal.] (Botany) Any plant of the umbelliferous genus Sanicula , reputed to have healing powers.

Sanidine noun [ Greek .... ..., a board. So called in allusion to the tabular crystals.] (Min.) A variety of orthoclase feldspar common in certain eruptive rocks, as trachyte; -- called also glassy feldspar .

Sanies noun [ Latin ] (Medicine) A thin, serous fluid commonly discharged from ulcers or foul wounds.

Sanious adjective [ Latin saniosus , from sanies : confer French sanieux .]
1. (Medicine) Pertaining to sanies, or partaking of its nature and appearance; thin and serous, with a slight bloody tinge; as, the sanious matter of an ulcer.

2. (med.) Discharging sanies; as, a sanious ulcer.

Sanitarian adjective Of or pertaining to health, or the laws of health; sanitary.

Sanitarian noun An advocate of sanitary measures; one especially interested or versed in sanitary measures.

Sanitarist noun A sanitarian.

Sanitarium noun [ New Latin See Sanitary .] A health station or retreat; a sanatorium. "A sanitarium for troops." Latin Oliphant.

Sanitary adjective [ Latin sanitas health: confer French sanitaire . See Sanity .] Of or pertaining to health; designed to secure or preserve health; relating to the preservation or restoration of health; hygienic; as, sanitary regulations. See the Note under Sanatory .

Sanitary Commission . See under Commission .

Sanitation noun The act of rendering sanitary; the science of sanitary conditions; the preservation of health; the use of sanitary measures; hygiene.

How much sanitation has advanced during the last half century.
H. Hartshorne.

Sanity noun [ Latin sanitas , from sanus sound, healthy. See Sane .] The condition or quality of being sane; soundness of health of body or mind, especially of the mind; saneness.

Sanjak noun [ Turk. sanjāg .] A district or a subvision of a vilayet. [ Turkey]

Sank imperfect of Sink .

Sankha noun [ Sanskrit çankha a shell.] A chank shell ( Turbinella pyrum ); also, a shell bracelet or necklace made in India from the chank shell.

Sankhya noun A Hindoo system of philosophy which refers all things to soul and a rootless germ called prakriti , consisting of three elements, goodness, passion, and darkness. Whitworth.

Sannop (săn"nŏp) noun Same as Sannup . Bancroft.

Sannup (-nŭp) noun A male Indian; a brave; -- correlative of squaw .

Sanny noun The sandpiper. [ Prov. Eng.]

Sans (sän; E. sănz) preposition [ French, from Latin sine without.] Without; deprived or destitute of. Rarely used as an English word. " Sans fail." Chaucer.

Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
Shak.

Sans-culotte (F. ...; E. ...) noun [ French, without breeches.]
1. A fellow without breeches; a ragged fellow; -- a name of reproach given in the first French revolution to the extreme republican party, who rejected breeches as an emblem peculiar to the upper classes or aristocracy, and adopted pantaloons.

2. Hence, an extreme or radical republican; a violent revolutionist; a Jacobin.

Sans-culottic adjective Pertaining to, or involving, sans-culottism; radical; revolutionary; Jacobinical. Carlyle.

Sans-culottism noun [ French sans- culottisme .] Extreme republican principles; the principles or practice of the sans-culottes .

Sans-souci adverb [ French] Without care; free and easy.

Sanscrit noun See Sanskrit .

Sanskrit noun [ Sanskrit Samskrta the Sanskrit language, literally, the perfect, polished, or classical language, from samskrta prepared, wrought, made, excellent, perfect; sam together (akin to English same ) + krta made. See Same , Create .] [ Written also Sanscrit .] The ancient language of the Hindoos, long since obsolete in vernacular use, but preserved to the present day as the literary and sacred dialect of India. It is nearly allied to the Persian, and to the principal languages of Europe, classical and modern, and by its more perfect preservation of the roots and forms of the primitive language from which they are all descended, is a most important assistance in determining their history and relations. Confer Prakrit , and Veda .

Sanskrit adjective Of or pertaining to Sanskrit; written in Sanskrit; as, a Sanskrit dictionary or inscription.

Sanskritic adjective Sanskrit.

Sanskritist noun One versed in Sanskrit.

Santal noun [ Sant alum + piperon al .] (Chemistry) A colorless crystalline substance, isomeric with piperonal, but having weak acid properties. It is extracted from sandalwood.

Santalaceous adjective (Botany) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants ( Santalaceæ ), of which the genus Santalum is the type, and which includes the buffalo nut and a few other North American plants, and many peculiar plants of the southern hemisphere.