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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure); A contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous adj. - Pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic.

Usage examples (38)
  • The town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles
  • CROWLEY: The campaign wants itself described as upbeat, but cautious.
  • Proponents of France's antipiracy law remain upbeat about the project.
  • You've seemed to remain upbeat and postitive throughout the whole ordeal. for more
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