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March 14, 2008

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( Adjective )

Pronunciation : rozee-�yt & rozee -et


1. having plumage of a reddish pink color

2. optimistic or idealistic especially to an absurd degree

3. expecting a favorable outcome or dwelling on hopeful aspects

4. incautiously optimistic


From Latin roseus, rosy, from rosa, rose


optimistic, Panglossian, rose-colored, rosy, sanguine, rose, rosaceous, hopeful, reddish, fuchsia, magenta, pink


Hopeful means having or inspiring hope.

Optimistic means expecting the best.


cheerless, depressed, downhearted, gloomy, glum, grave, melancholy, sad, unhappy

Contextual Examples:

� The whole woods seemed tinged with a roseate hue, since Marian had come again.

� Your roseate forecast for holiday sales proved wrong.

� This program eusures your roseate future.

Related Words:

roseately : Adverb

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