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Definition 1: an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for upbeat in the sense of this definition

(upbeat is a kind of ...) the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music

"the piece has a fast rhythm" "the conductor set the beat"

Definition 2: a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous - [noun denoting state]

Samples where upbeat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles

Synonyms for upbeat in the sense of this definition

(upbeat is a kind of ...) the condition of prospering; having good fortune

(... is a kind of upbeat ) an illusory state of wellbeing

(... is a kind of upbeat ) a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease

"physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients"

Definition 3: pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for upbeat in the sense of this definition

(upbeat is similar to ...) expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds

"in an optimistic mood" "optimistic plans" "took an optimistic view"

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