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rose-col·ored

(rōz′kŭl′ərd)
adj.
1. Having the color rose.
2. Cheerful or optimistic, especially to an excessive degree: took a rose-colored view of the situation.
Idiom:
through rose-colored glasses
With an unduly cheerful, optimistic, or favorable view of things: see the world through rose-colored glasses.
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rose′-col`ored



adj.
1. of the color rose; rosy.
2. bright; cheerful.
3. optimistic; sanguine.
[1520–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rose-colored - reflecting optimism; "a rosy future"; "looked at the world through rose-colored glasses"
optimistic - expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds; "in an optimistic mood"; "optimistic plans"; "took an optimistic view"
2.rose-colored - having a rose color
coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
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rose-colored

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