|1.||[ adjective ] accompanied by bloodshed|
|Synonyms:||sanguineous butcherly slaughterous gory|
"this bitter and sanguinary war"
|2.||[ adjective ] 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