HyperDic: upbeat

English > 3 senses of the word upbeat:
ADJECTIVEallupbeat, cheerful, pollyannaishpleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
NOUNstateupbeat, wellbeing, well-being, welfare, eudaemonia, eudaimoniaa contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
communicationupbeat, offbeatan unaccented / unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
upbeat > pronunciation
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English > upbeat: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic.
Synonymscheerful, pollyannaish
BroaderoptimisticExpecting the best in this best of all possible worlds
Spanishalegre, animado
Adverbscheerfullyin a cheerful manner
English > upbeat: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous.
Example"the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"
Synonymswellbeing, well-being, welfare, eudaemonia, eudaimonia
Narrowerfool's paradiseAn illusory state of wellbeing
health, wellnessA healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
Broaderprosperity, successfulnessThe condition of prospering
Oppositeill-beinglack of prosperity or happiness or health
Spanishbienestar, comodidad, eudaemonia, eudaimonia, holgura
Catalanbenestar, comoditat, eudaemonia, eudaimonia, eudemonisme, folgança
English > upbeat: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn unaccented / unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure).
Broaderrhythm, beat, musical rhythmThe basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
Spanishcompás no acentuado, tiempo no acentuado
Catalantemps no accentuat

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