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up

Meaning: full of positive feelings; hopeful

For example:

  • The lively music and colourful lighting made everyone feel positive and up.

  • Jane's been having a hard time lately, but she's feeling up today.

Origin: possibly short for "upbeat"

Quick Quiz:

If you want to create an up mood at your convention, you should play
  1. slow, mournful music
  2. bright, lively music
  3. loud, aggressive music

Discuss: up

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