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ro·se·ate

 (rō′zē-ĭt, -āt′)
adj.
1. Rose-colored: the roseate glow of dawn.
2. Cheerful or bright; optimistic: a roseate outlook.

[From Latin roseus, rosy, from rosa, rose.]

ro′se·ate·ly adv.

roseate

(ˈrəʊzɪˌeɪt)
adj
1. (Colours) of the colour rose or pink
2. excessively or idealistically optimistic
ˈroseˌately adv

ro•se•ate

(ˈroʊ zi ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

adj.
1. tinged with rose; rosy.
2. bright or promising.
3. incautiously optimistic.
[1580–90; < Latin rose(us) rose-colored + -ate1]
ro′se•ate•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.roseate - of something having a dusty purplish pink color; "the roseate glow of dawn"
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue

roseate

adjective
Expecting a favorable outcome or dwelling on hopeful aspects:
Informal: upbeat.
Idioms: looking on the bright side, looking through rose-colored glasses.
Translations

roseate

[ˈrəʊzɪɪt] ADJróseo, rosado

roseate

adj (liter)rosenfarben
References in classic literature ?
The whole woods seemed tinged with a roseate hue, since Marian had come again.
But this programme was not to be begun before evening - not till just before dinner, indeed, at which meal the reassembled family were to sit roseate, and the best wine, the modern fatted calf, should flow for the prodigal's return.
For instance, it says that one may have many, many fancies, my Barbara--that as soon as the spring comes on, one's thoughts become uniformly pleasant and sportive and witty, for the reason that, at that season, the mind inclines readily to tenderness, and the world takes on a more roseate hue.
A strange roseate light shone through the spaces among their trunks and the wind made in their branches the music of AEolian harps.
The future looked less roseate with the knowledge that she would be unhappy in the life that he had been mapping for them.
I meant "Alicia" when I said "hear, hear"--and when I officially produced my subscription list, it was all aglow with the roseate hues of the marriage-license.
Now, in the ordinary course of things, and according to all authentic descriptions of high life, as set forth in books, Mrs Wititterly ought to have been in her BOUDOIR; but whether it was that Mr Wititterly was at that moment shaving himself in the BOUDOIR or what not, certain it is that Mrs Wititterly gave audience in the drawing-room, where was everything proper and necessary, including curtains and furniture coverings of a roseate hue, to shed a delicate bloom on Mrs Wititterly's complexion, and a little dog to snap at strangers' legs for Mrs Wititterly's amusement, and the afore-mentioned page, to hand chocolate for Mrs Wititterly's refreshment.
At four o'clock, on such a roseate summer's morning as even made Great Gaunt Street look cheerful, the faithful Tinker, having wakened her bedfellow, and bid her prepare for departure, unbarred and unbolted the great hall door (the clanging and clapping whereof startled the sleeping echoes in the street), and taking her way into Oxford Street, summoned a coach from a stand there.
It had taken brighter hues as she grew older, happier, prettier; now it had been golden, now roseate, and now azure; but it had always adorned her with some soft light of its own.
YOUR correspondent Marcia Romney had her rose-coloured spectacles firmly perched on her nose when she penned her somewhat roseate ode to pre-Dan Smith Newcastle.
A Balearic Shearwater flew past Bardsey at the weekend, the first of the summer in the region; a Little Gull was on the sea off Rhos Point on Sunday; while a Roseate Tern was again at Cemlyn Bay.
com) to release “Rosie Babysits, A Roseate Spoonbill Story” and “Star's Journey.