Definition of Lighthearted

1. Adjective. Carefree and happy and lighthearted. "Trilling songs with a lightsome heart"




Definition of Lighthearted

1. a. Free from grief or anxiety; gay; cheerful; merry.

Definition of Lighthearted

1. Adjective. Joyful, glad, taking pleasure in being alive. Not depressed or sad. ¹

2. Adjective. Enjoyable lack of seriousness, not grave. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lighthearted

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lighthearted

lightfaced
lightfaces
lightfast
lightfastness
lightfastnesses
lightfield camera
lightfoot
lightfront
lightfronts
lightful
lightgun
lightguns
lightheaded
lightheadedly
lightheadedness
lighthearted (current term)
lightheartedly
lightheartedness
lighthouse
lighthouse keeper
lighthouse keepers
lighthouse lens
lighthouselike
lighthouses
lighting
lighting-up(a)
lighting circuit
lighting fixture
lighting industry
lighting out

Literary usage of Lighthearted

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1. Dictionary of English Synonyms Alphabetically Classified: A Selection of by Thomas Fenby (1905)
"cheerfulness, mirth, merriment, amusement, spright- liness, vivacity, festivity, hilarity, conviviality, lighthearted- ness, liveliness, gladness, ..."

2. Notes of Thought by Charles Buxton, John Llewelyn Davies (1883)
"one's every-day existence, how faint the sorrow! how soon are we again lighthearted; how soon is all as it used to be, except now and then an almost sweet ..."

3. Hymns by Frederick William Faber (1871)
"We with all this world of mirth, lighthearted and joy-laden, Greet the morning of thy birth, Little Maiden! 6. ..."

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