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[ UK /lˈa‍ɪthɑːtɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈɫaɪtˌhɑɹtɪd/ ]
  1. carefree and happy and lighthearted
    trilling songs with a lightsome heart
    a merry blithesome nature
    her lighthearted nature
    was loved for her blithe spirit
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How To Use lighthearted In A Sentence

  • I won" the election, he told Republicans on Friday when pressed about his tax policy -- a comment both the White House and GOP leaders described as lighthearted, though also matter-of-fact. Headlines
  • The story is lighthearted, romantic and fluffy while at the same time it deals with how one woman copes with a very difficult situation.
  • At first sight, the problem of whether one can find a tiling of the plane by shapes which will only tile non-periodically, seems lighthearted.
  • The whole production, however, could do with a change of gear and could be taken more lightheartedly, allowing more fun to be taken of the spooky happenings.
  • Sticking to the mundane and the lighthearted was his way of being protective with the people he loved. A Lesson Before Dying
  • A grisly period detective story with a lighthearted literary conceit. Times, Sunday Times
  • Lighthearted and serious at the same time, the story tells of a ruler who masquerades as a lowly sty-warden to observe what the community's various members do for the good of the whole.
  • Die Fledermaus is the lighthearted story of Gabriel von Eisenstein, a would-be adulterer who attempts to pick up his disguised wife Rosalinde.
  • Asking open-ended questions that provided scope for a lighthearted exchange. Times, Sunday Times
  • The inconsistency is minor and arguably unimportant in a novel this lighthearted, but it's still bothersome. Book Review: Space Vulture
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