adverb see lighthearted

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lightheartedly — adverb : in a lighthearted manner lightheartedly overlooks some of the less noble but basic facts of international life S.L.Sharp sending them out to continue the war that was so lightheartedly entered upon C.S.Forester …   Useful english dictionary

  • lightheartedly — See lighthearted. * * * …   Universalium

  • lightheartedly — adverb In a lighthearted manner, cheerfully, with joy …   Wiktionary

  • lightheartedly — adv. in a carefree manner, cheerfully, happily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lightheartedly — light·heart·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • lighthearted — lightheartedly, adv. lightheartedness, n. /luyt hahr tid/, adj. carefree; cheerful; gay: a lighthearted laugh. [1375 1425; late ME ligt herted; see LIGHT2, HEART, ED3] Syn. cheery, joyful, blithe, happy, glad, merry, jovial, jocund. Ant.… …   Universalium

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  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • lighthearted — adjective Date: 15th century 1. free from care, anxiety, or seriousness ; happy go lucky 2. cheerfully optimistic and hopeful ; easygoing • lightheartedly adverb • lightheartedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • giddy — I. adjective (giddier; est) Etymology: Middle English gidy mad, foolish, from Old English gydig possessed, mad; akin to Old English god god Date: 14th century 1. a. dizzy < giddy from the unaccustomed exercise > b. causing dizziness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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