Bloodshed vs Sanguineous - What's the difference?

bloodshed | sanguineous |


As a noun bloodshed

is the shedding or spilling of blood.

As an adjective sanguineous is

accompanied by bloodshed; bloody.

bloodshed

English

Alternative forms

* bloudshed (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The shedding or spilling of blood.
  • A slaughter; destruction of life, notably on a large scale.
  • (obsolete) The shedding of one's own blood; specifically, the death of Christ.
  • (obsolete) A bloodshot condition or appearance; an effusion of blood in the eye.
  • Synonyms

    * bloodletting * bloodbath, carnage

    References

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    sanguineous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Accompanied by bloodshed; bloody
  • Eager for bloody violence; bloodthirsty