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Webster 1828 Edition


Lighthearted

LI'GHTHE'ARTED

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Adj.
Free from grief or anxiety; gay; cheerful; merry.

Definition 2021


lighthearted

lighthearted

See also: light-hearted

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Adjective

lighthearted (comparative more lighthearted, superlative most lighthearted)

  1. Joyful, glad, taking pleasure in being alive. Not depressed or sad.
    The lighthearted young lovers ran over the hills.
  2. Enjoyable lack of seriousness, not grave.
    His lighthearted banjo was appreciated because it relieved the tension in tight situations.

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