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What does "upbeat" mean?

Vocabulary Word: upbeat

1. Definition (adj.) cheerful, optimistic, hopeful, positive

Examples That was an upbeat movie. I’m in a good mood now.

Examples Although her story was sad, she communicated a very upbeat idea.

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

The capitalism mentality won’t allow to be upbeat ,because we can see what’s happening in all round world . It means crisis and disease for our planet and humans .

02:58 AM Dec 21 2014 |



United States

I like people who is upbeat!! you know they transmit positive energy around!

07:18 PM Apr 25 2013 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I see better now!

Thank you John!

Your examples were helpful!

06:25 PM Jan 11 2013 |

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johnSuper Member!

United States

This IS a tricky word. It usually has to do with a feeling or emotion.

“He was in an upbeat mood today. We laughed a lot.”

“That music is upbeat and fun.”

“The office was more upbeat than normal and all the employees were in a good mood.”

06:19 PM Jan 11 2013 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Some words are very strange to me!

How dose “upbeat” mean fun or positive?!!

Can I say …

I think upbeat.

I had upbeat time with my friends.

need to read lessons about “upbeat”.

They must be upbeat lessons!;)

05:58 PM Jan 11 2013 |

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