roseate

[ roh-zee-it, -eyt ]
/ ˈroʊ zi ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

adjective

tinged with rose; rosy: a roseate dawn.
bright or promising: a roseate future.
incautiously optimistic: a roseate forecast for holiday sales.

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Origin of roseate

1580–90; < Latin rose(us) rose-colored + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM roseate

ro·se·ate·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for roseate

roseate
/ (ˈrəʊzɪˌeɪt) /

adjective

of the colour rose or pink
excessively or idealistically optimistic

Derived forms of roseate

roseately, adverb
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