gory vs sanguineous what difference

what is difference between gory and sanguineous

English

Etymology

From gore +‎ -y. Compare Middle English güre, gire, girre (gory, clotted), from Old English gyr, gyru (filthy, muddy), from gor (dirt, dung); Old Frisian gere, iere (muddy water). More at gore.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡɔː.ɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɔɹ.i/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːri

Adjective

gory (comparative gorier, superlative goriest)

  1. Covered with blood; very bloody.
  2. (informal) Unpleasant.
    Her autobiography gives all the gory details of her many divorces.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Győr, gyro, gyro-, ogry, orgy

Lower Sorbian

Noun

gory

  1. Superseded spelling of góry.


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin sanguineus. Doublet of sanguine.

Adjective

sanguineous (comparative more sanguineous, superlative most sanguineous)

  1. Accompanied by bloodshed; bloody.
    • 1837 Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution: A History
      [F]or swinging of incense-pans and Eighty-three Departmental Banners, we have waving of the one sanguinous Drapeau-Rouge [red flag].
  2. Eager for bloody violence; bloodthirsty.
  3. Resembling or constituting blood.

Derived terms


Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial