Adjective(1) lacking or showing a lack of due concern(2) carefree and happy and lighthearted
(1) Something in that institution nurtures a blithe disregard for the facts.(2) Though he is famous for blithe dismissal of his elders, he was actually remarkably attentive to local history.(3) For the reality is that my brother's life - all our lives - changed forever in 1974, when he was 22: blithe , blond, sunny, interested chiefly in the nirvana of sport.(4) This is not a time for blithe exhortations and mindless sloganeering, nor hubris, nor sarcastic dismissals of the opinions of the other side, all of which is found in the poetry of both camps.(5) ├ö├ç├┐Good shots and loose shots,├ö├ç├û was his blithe description.(6) The blithe assumption that higher charges can be painlessly met from profit margins was always suspect but is now exposed as a serious threat to recovery prospects.(7) How do you strike the right balance between unnecessarily fostering fears and encouraging a blithe indifference to real and present dangers?(8) The outrageousness of his action is matched only by the blithe indifference with which he apparently expects to carry it off.(9) The blithe spirit of the students perhaps best symbolises the fair that has evolved over the years, pitting the youngsters against their best peers.(10) But he never scorned security with the blithe indifference of the radical ideologues who used him as an authority on the evils of welfare.(11) So far as subjective intentions were concerned, the directors proceeded in blithe disregard of the existence of the articles.(12) For it is all over the Internet, in blithe disregard of copyright law, for any kid today to surf.(13) It was his record of blithe indifference to the magnitude of the challenge that helped lead us to vote for his opponent.(14) Yet his blithe rejection of free speech is a formula for tyranny.(15) In its blithe disregard for niceties the film ends up being a rather clever satire on the whole idea of normality.(16) After paying off more than $100,000 in invoices this morning with the nonchalant blithe flick of a wrist, why do I still have trouble paying my credit card bill?
1. casual ::
2. happy ::
3. blithesome ::
1. dour ::
2. gloomy ::
3. glum ::
4. morose ::
5. saturnine ::
6. sulky ::
7. sullen ::
blithe, blithely, blitheness, blithesome
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