Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Old English of Germanic origin; related to Dutch blijde
Synonyms
    1.
  • happy
  • cheerful
  • cheery
  • lighthearted
  • jolly
  • merry
  • sunny
    2.
  • heedless
  • uncaring
  • careless
  • casual
  • indifferent
  • thoughtlessness
Antonyms
    1.
  • sad
    2.
  • thoughtful
Definition
1. happy or joyous
2. showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be callous or improper
Examples
1. Everyone loved him for his blithe spirit.
2. She had a blithe indifference to anyone's feelings.
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