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rose-colored

[rohz-kuhl-erd] /ˈroʊzˌkʌl ərd/
adjective
1.
of rose color; rosy.
2.
bright; promising; cheerful:
a rose-colored prospect of happiness.
3.
optimistic; sanguine:
a rose-colored belief that things will turn out well.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30
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Word Origin and History for rosecolored

rose-colored

adj.

"optimistic," 1854, from rose (n.1) on the notion of "something uncommonly beautiful."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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