lightheartedness
noun see lighthearted

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lightheartedness — See lightheartedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • lightheartedness — noun The property of being lighthearted, joyous, cheerful, without a care. Syn: joyousness, cheerfulness, carefreedom, carefreeness …   Wiktionary

  • lightheartedness — n. cheerfulness, happiness, absence of worry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lightheartedness — light·heart·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • lightheartedness — noun the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you • Syn: ↑carefreeness, ↑insouciance, ↑lightsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑lightsome (for: ↑lightsomeness), ↑lighthearte …   Useful english dictionary

  • gaiety — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. merriment, frivolity, merrymaking, cheerfulness.Ant., sadness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. jollity, mirth, exhilaration; see happiness 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. happiness, cheer, mirth, joy,… …   English dictionary for students

  • mirth — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hilarity, jollity, merriment, glee. See cheerfulness. Ant., gloom. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. frolic, jollity, entertainment; see fun , merriment 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. merriment, gaiety,… …   English dictionary for students

  • merry — merry, blithe, jocund, jovial, jolly mean indicating or showing high spirits or lightheartedness often in play and laughter. Merry implies a gay, cheerful temper or mood and uninhibited enjoyment of frolic, festivity, or fun of any sort {a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • carefreeness — noun 1. the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you • Syn: ↑insouciance, ↑lightheartedness, ↑lightsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑lightsome (for: ↑lightsomeness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • insouciance — noun the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑carefreeness, ↑lightheartedness, ↑lightsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑lightsome (for: ↑lightso …   Useful english dictionary

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