blithe blithe  /b ˈlaɪð/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) carefree and happy and lighthearted
  2. (adj) lacking or showing a lack of due concern

Usage(s):

  1. The blithe chirping of the birds woke us up during our first day in camp.
  2. Jane walked ahead in her scanty dress blithe in her disregard for all the stares that followed her.
  3. Amy's blithe spirit and wit will be remembered fondly by the scientists community who are often accused of taking life too seriously.

News

  1. Majestic presents Noel Coward’s ‘Blithe Spirit’

    MANCHESTER – For two weekends this month, Manchester’s Majestic Theatre will present the smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, “Blithe Spirit.”
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bedford Journal

  2. Sample summer's slate of theater productions across Granite State

    In Noel Coward's classic comedy of ?Blithe Spirit,? fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine has re-married, but he's haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira, who is called up by a visiting ?happy medium? Madame Arcati.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

Quotes

  1. "This is not something where the university officials, faculty, administrators have just been very blithe," Kaine said. "There has been deep grieving about this, and it's torn the campus up."
    on Aug 30, 2005 By: Tim Kaine Source: 940 News

  2. GLOUCESTER -- "Standing on the bare ground -- my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space -- all mean egotism vanishes," wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson in his 1836 essay "Nature." "I become a transparent eyeball; I am...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Ralph Waldo Emerson Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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