Light-heartedly
Light-hearted Light"-heart`ed (l[imac]t"h[aum]rt`[e^]d), a. Free from grief or anxiety; gay; cheerful; merry. -- {Light"-heart`ed*ly}, adv. -- {Light"-heart`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • light-heartedly — light hearted ► ADJECTIVE ▪ amusing and entertaining. DERIVATIVES light heartedly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • light-heartedly — adverb in a light hearted manner he light heartedly overlooks some of the basic facts of life • Syn: ↑lightsomely • Derived from adjective: ↑lightsome (for: ↑lightsomely) …   Useful english dictionary

  • light-heartedly — in a worry free manner, cheerfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • light-hearted — light heart|ed [ˌlaıt ˈha:tıd US a:r ] adj 1.) not intended to be serious ▪ a light hearted comedy 2.) cheerful and not worried about anything ▪ I found her in a light hearted mood. >light heartedly adv >light heartedness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • light-hearted — also lighthearted, cheerful, c.1400, from LIGHT (Cf. light) (adj.1) + HEARTED (Cf. hearted). Related: Light heartedly; light heartedness …   Etymology dictionary

  • light-hearted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ amusing and entertaining. DERIVATIVES light heartedly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • light — 1. n., v., & adj. n. 1 the natural agent (electromagnetic radiation of wavelength between about 390 and 740 mm) that stimulates sight and makes things visible. 2 the medium or condition of the space in which this is present. 3 an appearance of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Light — 1. n., v., & adj. n. 1 the natural agent (electromagnetic radiation of wavelength between about 390 and 740 mm) that stimulates sight and makes things visible. 2 the medium or condition of the space in which this is present. 3 an appearance of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • light-hearted — adjective 1 not intended to be serious: a light hearted comedy 2 cheerful and not worried about anything: I found her in a light hearted mood. light heartedly adverb light heartedness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • light-hearted — adjective amusing and entertaining. ↘cheerful or carefree. Derivatives light heartedly adverb light heartedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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