lacking or showing a lack of due concern
"spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation"
blithe, blithesome, lighthearted, lightsome, light-hearted(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"
Indifferent, careless, showing a lack of concern.
She had a blithe disregard of cultures outside the United States.
Origin: blīþe, from blīþiz. Cognate with Danish blid, Dutch blij, Icelandic blíður. Compare bliss.
gay; merry; sprightly; joyous; glad; cheerful; as, a blithe spirit
Blithe is a fictional character from DC Comics' Supergirl series. She first appeared in Supergirl # 36, September 1999.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
blīth, adj. happy: gay; sprightly.—adv. Blithe′ly.—n. Blithe′ness.—adj. Blithe′some, joyous.—adv. Blithe′somely.—n. Blithe′someness. [A.S. blíðe, joyful. See Bliss.]
The numerical value of blithe in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of blithe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
There was a blithe certainty that came from first comprehending the full Einstein field equations, arabesques of Greek letters clinging tenuously to the page, a gossamer web. They seemed insubstantial when you first saw them, a string of squiggles. Yet to follow the delicate tensors as they contracted, as the superscripts paired with subscripts, collapsing mathematically into concrete classical entities-- potential; mass; forces vectoring in a curved geometry-- that was a sublime experience. The iron fist of the real, inside the velvet glove of airy mathematics.
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