Blithely



joyous, merry, or gay in disposition; glad; cheerful:
Everyone loved her for her blithe spirit.
without thought or regard; carefree; heedless:
a blithe indifference to anyone’s feelings.
Contemporary Examples

The Incredible Shrinking Sugar Bag Megan McArdle November 14, 2012
Inside East Ukraine’s Make-Believe Republics Jamie Dettmer May 14, 2014
Knowing Bill Cunningham Philip Gefter March 21, 2010
The GOP Game Plan for 2010 Denis Calabrese September 18, 2009
My Real-Life ‘Suburgatory’ Linda Erin Keenan September 27, 2011

Historical Examples

Captivity M. Leonora Eyles
The Heads of Apex Francis Flagg
The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Russian Fairy Tales W. R. S. Ralston
The Eye of Dread Payne Erskine

adjective
very happy or cheerful
heedless; casual and indifferent
adj.

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