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"Unselfish" is an adjective which is often translated as "desinteresado", and "sanguine" is an adjective which is often translated as "optimista". Learn more about the difference between "unselfish" and "sanguine" below.
unselfish(
uhn
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sehl
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fihsh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. desinteresado
Giving up his spot on the lifeboat was the most unselfish act he ever committed.Renunciar a su sitio en el bote salvavidas fue el acto más desinteresado que haya realizado.
b. generoso
My art teacher in high school was an unselfish person who would do anything to help her students.Mi profesora de arte en el colegio era una persona generosa que hacía lo que fuera para ayudar a sus alumnos.
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sanguine(
sahng
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gwayn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (positive)
a. optimista
Oswald is more sanguine about the direction of the economy than I am.Oswald es más optimista sobre la dirección de la economía de lo que yo soy.
You're too sanguine about your team's chances of winning the tournament this year.Eres muy optimista acerca de la posibilidades de tu equipo de ganar el torneo este año.
2. (color)
a. sanguíneo
Some of the people living there were red-haired and had sanguine complexions.Algunas de las personas que vivían allí eran pelirrojos y tenían tez sanguínea.
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