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'''Sanguine''' is a temperament of the [[four humours]], corresponding to [[blood]]. A person who is optimistic and confident is referred to as sanguine. It is related to the element air, and is considered warm and moist. Sanguine people were believed to be inclined towards feverish, inflammatory illnesses.
 
'''Sanguine''' is a temperament of the [[four humours]], corresponding to [[blood]]. A person who is optimistic and confident is referred to as sanguine. It is related to the element air, and is considered warm and moist. Sanguine people were believed to be inclined towards feverish, inflammatory illnesses.
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Revision as of 12:16, 17 November 2007

Sanguine is a temperament of the four humours, corresponding to blood. A person who is optimistic and confident is referred to as sanguine. It is related to the element air, and is considered warm and moist. Sanguine people were believed to be inclined towards feverish, inflammatory illnesses.

The Four humours
Sanguine | Choleric | Melancholic | phlegmatic