1. Strong, healthy, full-blooded person of quick, lively. sanguine temperament. 2. Emotional, mental and physical tension ; hyperaesthesia, of the special senses. 3. Onset of sthenic fevers, characterized by (a) intense anxiety with prediction and fear of death, causing restlessness and tossing about ; (b) strong, full, rapid pulse ; (c) dry, hot skin and