Definition of Upbeat

1. Noun. A contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous. "The town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"

Exact synonyms: Eudaemonia, Eudaimonia, Welfare, Well-being, Wellbeing
Specialized synonyms: Fool's Paradise, Health, Wellness
Generic synonyms: Prosperity, Successfulness
Antonyms: Ill-being



2. Adjective. Pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic.
Exact synonyms: Cheerful, Pollyannaish
Similar to: Optimistic
Derivative terms: Cheerfulness

3. Noun. An unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure).
Exact synonyms: Offbeat
Generic synonyms: Beat, Musical Rhythm, Rhythm

Definition of Upbeat

1. Adjective. Having a fast pace, tempo, or beat. ¹

2. Adjective. Having a positive, lively, or perky tone, attitude, etc. ¹

3. Noun. An unaccented beat at the start of a musical phrase. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Upbeat

1. an unaccented beat in a musical measure [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Upbeat

up with the lark
up with the larks
up yours
upadaisy
upalite
upanayana
upanayanas
upas
upases
upbar
upbear
upbearer
upbearers
upbearing
upbears
upbeat (current term)
upbeat nystagmus
upbeatness
upbeats
upbind
upbinding
upbinds
upblew
upblow
upblowing
upblown
upblows
upboil
upboiled
upboiling

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