Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 2 (Q.No.17)

In each of the sentences given below a word is printed in bold. Below it four choices are given. Pick up the one which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word printer in bold and can replaces it without altering the meaning of the sentence.

17. 

That young is quite sanguine about the result of his competitive examination.

[A]. depressed
[B]. pessimistic
[C]. anxious
[D]. optimistic

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Arun said: (Jul 22, 2012)  
Synonyms for sanguine
optimistic - sanguineous - hopeful - ruddy

Supriya said: (Jul 11, 2014)  
Why not anxious? why only optimistic?

Sairam said: (Jan 2, 2015)  
Sanguine is related to positive handled situation, its not related to the anxious.

Ankur said: (Aug 27, 2015)  
Confidently optimistic and cheerful.

Vahini Bhaviri said: (Jan 4, 2017)  
Sanguine = confidently optimistic and cheerful.

So it is optimistic.

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