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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.
Historical Examples

Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, No. 459 Various
What’s-His-Name George Barr McCutcheon
The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4) Richard Muther
The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories Mark Twain
Bonaventure George Washington Cable
The Eddy Clarence L. Cullen
Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 Andrew Lang
Henrietta’s Wish Charlotte M. Yonge
The Woman from Outside Hulbert Footner
Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers

very happy or cheerful
heedless; casual and indifferent


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