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Upbeat

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Noun

1. eudaemonia, eudaimonia, upbeat, welfare, well-being, wellbeing

a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous

Example Sentences:
'the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles'

2. offbeat, upbeat

an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)

Adjective

3. cheerful, pollyannaish, upbeat

pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Upbeat

see synonyms of upbeat
noun
1. music
a. 
a usually unaccented beat, esp the last in a bar
b. 
the upward gesture of a conductor's baton indicating this
Compare downbeat
2. 
an upward trend (in prosperity, etc)
adjective
3. informal
marked by cheerfulness or optimism

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Upbeat

see synonyms of upbeat
noun
1. 
an upward trend; upswing
2.  Music
a. 
an unaccented beat, esp. when on the last note of a bar
b. 
the upward stroke of a conductor's hand or baton indicating such a beat
adjective
3.  Informal
lively; cheerful; optimistic

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Upbeat

see synonyms of upbeat
n.
Music
1. An unaccented beat or beats that occur before the first beat of a measure. Also called anacrusis, pickup.
2. The upward stroke made by a conductor to indicate the beat that leads into a new measure.
adj.
1. Optimistic: an upbeat business forecast.
2. Happy; cheerful.

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