Synonyms of sanguinary


1. gory, sanguinary, sanguineous, slaughterous, butcherly, bloody (vs. bloodless)

usage: accompanied by bloodshed; "this bitter and sanguinary war"

2. bloodthirsty, bloody-minded, sanguinary, bloody (vs. bloodless)

usage: marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed; "bloody-minded tyrants"; "bloodthirsty yells"; "went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood"-G.W.Johnson

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Definition and meaning of sanguinary (Dictionary)