Definition of Light-mindedness

1. Noun. Inappropriate levity. "Her mood changed and she was all lightness and joy"

Exact synonyms: Flippancy
Generic synonyms: Levity
Derivative terms: Flippant, Light-minded



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Light-mindedness

light-fingered
light-footed
light-green
light-haired
light-handed
light-handedly
light-headed
light-headedly
light-headedness
light-hearted
light-heartedly
light-horseman
light-ion fusion
light-legged
light-minded
light-mindedness (current term)
light-near dissociation
light-o'-love
light-of-love
light-off temperature
light-repressible receptor protein kinase
light-scattering photometry
light-sensitive
light-skinned
light-tight
light-water reactor
light-year
light a fire under
light adaptation
light air

Literary usage of Light-mindedness

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1. The Court of the Tuileries from the Restoration to the Flight of Louis Philippe by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1897)
"The Sin of light-mindedness. — The Governess and the Governor. — The Bourbon Temperament. — " Contes a Ma Fille." — M. Bouilly Presented to Madame. ..."

2. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"1 lightness of foot; 2..й.ц. light-mindedness; ... —finn, ni. indiscretion; fickleness light-mindedness; frivolity, levity; want о seriousness; ..."

3. Putnam's Monthly (1907)
""It's only disguising light-mindedness," said Joe S. severely. "I don't stand for it." "Then there aint but one way left," said Lemuel, after a long silence ..."

4. Sophocles by Sophocles (1879)
"Donaldson well says that as wings express the light-mindedness of man, light-mindedness is here made an epithet of the winged birds. ..."

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