Light-minded Light"-mind`ed (l[imac]t"m[imac]nd`[e^]d), a. 1. Unsettled; unsteady; volatile; not considerate. [1913 Webster]

2. showing inappropriate levity. [WordNet sense 1]

Syn: flippant. [WordNet 1.5] -- {Light"-mind`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • light-minded — [līt′mīn΄did] adj. not serious; frivolous light mindedly adv. light mindedness n …   English World dictionary

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  • light-minded — lightmindedly, adv. light mindedness, n. /luyt muyn did/, adj. having or showing a lack of serious purpose, attitude, etc.; frivolous; trifling: to be in a light minded mood. [1605 15] * * * …   Universalium

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  • light-minded — adj fanciful, frivolous, flyaway, unserious, unsolemn, given to levity; trivial, trifling, light headed, petty, small minded; thoughtless, shallow, empty headed, vacuous, superficial; feather headed, featherbrained, harebrained, birdbrained,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • light-minded — /ˈlaɪt maɪndəd/ (say luyt muynduhd) adjective having or showing a light mind; characterised by levity; frivolous. –light mindedly, adverb –light mindedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • light-minded — adjective Date: 1575 lacking in seriousness ; frivolous • light mindedly adverb • light mindedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • light-minded — adjective showing inappropriate levity • Syn: ↑flippant • Similar to: ↑frivolous • Derivationally related forms: ↑light mindedness, ↑flippancy (for: ↑flippant …   Useful english dictionary

  • light-minded — adjective Not given to heavy thoughts or thinking, frivolous, not serious …   Wiktionary

  • light-minded — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. capricious, flighty, frivolous; see changeable 1 …   English dictionary for students

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