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Meaning of BLITHE

Pronunciation:  blIdh

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  carefree and happy and lighthearted; "was loved for her blithe spirit"; "a merry blithesome nature"; "her lighthearted nature"; "trilling songs with a lightsome heart"
  2. [adj]  lacking or showing a lack of due concern; "spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation"

BLITHE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: blithesome, cheerful, lighthearted, lightsome, unconcerned



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Blithe\ (bl[imac][th]), a. [AS. bl[=i][eth]e blithe,
kind; akin to Goth. blei[thorn]s kind, Icel. bl[=i][eth]r
mild, gentle, Dan. & Sw. blid gentle, D. blijd blithe, OHG.
bl[=i]di kind, blithe.]
Gay; merry; sprightly; joyous; glad; cheerful; as, a blithe

      The blithe sounds of festal music.       --Prescott.

      A daughter fair, So buxom, blithe, and debonair.

Thesaurus Terms
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