Definitions for blitheblaɪð, blaɪθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

blitheblaɪð, blaɪθ(adj.)blith•er, blith•est.

  1. lighthearted in disposition; cheerful.

  2. heedless:

    a blithe disregard for someone's feelings.

Origin of blithe:

bef. 1000; ME; OE blīthe; c. OHG blīdi, ON blīthr

blithe′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blithe(adj)

    lacking or showing a lack of due concern

    "spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. blithe(Adjective)

    Happy, cheerful.

  2. blithe(Adjective)

    Indifferent, careless, showing a lack of concern.

    She had a blithe disregard of cultures outside the United States.

  3. Origin: blīþe, from blīþiz. Cognate with Danish blid, Dutch blij, Icelandic blíður. Compare bliss.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blithe(adj)

    gay; merry; sprightly; joyous; glad; cheerful; as, a blithe spirit

Freebase

  1. Blithe

    Blithe is a fictional character from DC Comics' Supergirl series. She first appeared in Supergirl # 36, September 1999.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

blithe(adjective)

happy and light-hearted

She is merry and blithe.

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