noun see light-minded

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • light-mindedness — *lightness, levity, frivolity, flippancy, volatility, flightiness …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Light-mindedness — 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

  • light-mindedness — light mind·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • light-mindedness — noun inappropriate levity (Freq. 1) her mood changed and she was all lightness and joy • Syn: ↑flippancy • Derivationally related forms: ↑light minded, ↑flippant (for: ↑flippan …   Useful english dictionary

  • light-mindedness — See light mindedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • light-mindedness — frivolity, lack of seriousness …   English contemporary dictionary

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

  • 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 — 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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