Blithely
Blithely \Blithe"ly\, adv. In a blithe manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • blithely — adv. Blithely is used with these adjectives: ↑unaware, ↑unconcerned Blithely is used with these verbs: ↑dismiss, ↑ignore …   Collocations dictionary

  • blithely — adverb /ˈblaɪðli/ a) Without care, concern, or consideration. As the bombs fell on the city, the woman blithely continued with her chores. b) In a joyful, carefree manner. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • blithely — blithe|ly [ blaıðli ] adverb 1. ) in a way that does not consider the real problems or possible disadvantages of something: He blithely ignores everyone s complaints about the software. 2. ) happily, especially because you do not realize that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blithely — UK [ˈblaɪðlɪ] / US adverb 1) in a way that does not consider the real problems or possible disadvantages of something He blithely ignores everyone s complaints about the software. 2) happily, especially because you do not realize that something… …   English dictionary

  • blithely — [ˈblaɪðli] adv without worrying about possible problems, or without realizing that anything is wrong He blithely ignores all our warnings.[/ex] blithe adj …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • blithely — blithe ► ADJECTIVE 1) cheerfully or thoughtlessly indifferent. 2) literary happy or joyous. DERIVATIVES blithely adverb blitheness noun. ORIGIN Old English, related to BLISS(Cf. ↑bliss) …   English terms dictionary

  • blithely — adverb see blithe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blithely — See blithe. * * * …   Universalium

  • blithely — adv. 89 β …   Oldest English Words

  • blithely — adv. happily, carelessly, lightheartedly …   English contemporary dictionary

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