tinged with rose; rosy: a roseate dawn.
bright or promising: a roseate future.
incautiously optimistic: a roseate forecast for holiday sales.
- ro·se·ate·ly, adverb
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How to use roseate in a sentence
What has looked to us to be healthy, roseate, and vigorous is, in fact, rotten, corrupt, and frequently amoral.
The roseate hues of sunset faded slowly out, and the purple twilight began to obscure everything.A Dreadful Temptation | Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
Above the mounting plateau a lofty arch of clear sky has risen, flanked by roseate clouds.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
And Reuben, still living in that roseate atmosphere of religious meditation, is shocked by this story of the danger of Adèle.
roseate, smiling, sunshiny, the bright blue eyes flashing laughing light everywhere they fell.A Changed Heart | May Agnes Fleming
A roseate story like this should be followed, for contrast's sake, by one picturing the harder side.The American Country Girl | Martha Foote Crow
British Dictionary definitions for roseate
of the colour rose or pink
excessively or idealistically optimistic
- roseately, adverb
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