Blitheness
Blitheness \Blithe"ness\, n. The state of being blithe. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • blitheness — 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

  • blitheness — See blithely. * * * …   Universalium

  • blitheness — noun The characteristic of being blithe …   Wiktionary

  • blitheness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A state of joyful exuberance: blithesomeness, gaiety, glee, gleefulness, hilarity, jocoseness, jocosity, jocularity, jocundity, jolhness, jollity, joviality, lightheartedness, merriment, merriness, mirth, mirthfulness …   English dictionary for students

  • blitheness — n. happiness, cheerfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blitheness — blithe·ness …   English syllables

  • blitheness — noun a feeling of spontaneous good spirits his cheerfulness made everyone feel better • Syn: ↑cheerfulness • Ant: ↑cheerlessness (for: ↑cheerfulness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheerfulness — noun 1. the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom (Freq. 1) flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room • Syn: ↑cheer, ↑sunniness, ↑sunshine • Ant: ↑uncheerfulness …   Useful english dictionary

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