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  • 1 Blithesome — Blithe some ( s[u^]m), a. Cheery; gay; merry. [1913 Webster] The blithesome sounds of wassail gay. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] {Blithe some*ly}, adv. {Blithe some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 blithesome — 1724, from BLITHE (Cf. blithe) + SOME (Cf. some). An adjective from an adjective. Related: Blithesomely; blithesomeness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 blithesome — [blīth′səm, blīth′səm] adj. blithe; lighthearted blithesomely adv. blithesomeness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 blithesome — blithesomely, adv. blithesomeness, n. /bluydh seuhm, bluyth /, adj. lighthearted; merry; cheerful: a blithesome nature. [1715 25; BLITHE + SOME1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 5 blithesome — adjective happy or spriteful, carefree Take the Adventure, heed the call, now ere the irrevocable moment passes! Tis but a banging of the door behind you, a blithesome step forward, and you are out of the old life and into the new! …

    Wiktionary

  • 6 blithesome — /ˈblaɪðsəm/ (say bluydhsuhm) adjective lighthearted; merry; cheerful: a blithesome nature. –blithesomely, adverb –blithesomeness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 7 blithesome — adjective carefree and happy and lighthearted was loved for her blithe spirit a merry blithesome nature her lighthearted nature trilling songs with a lightsome heart • Syn: ↑blithe, ↑lighthearted, ↑lightsome, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 blithesome — adjective Date: 1724 gay, merry • blithesomely adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 blithesome — Synonyms and related words: beaming, blithe, boon, bright, bright and sunny, cheerful, cheery, elated, eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, exhilarated, festive, flushed, gay, genial, glad, gladsome, gleeful, glowing, happy, high, hopeful, in good… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 blithesome — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by joyful exuberance: blithe, boon2, convivial, gay, gleeful, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful. See HAPPY …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 blithesome — adj. happy, joyful, merry …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 blithesome — a. Cheerful, gay. See blithe …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 blithesome — blithe·some …

    English syllables

  • 14 blithesome — blithe•some [[t]ˈblaɪð səm, ˈblaɪθ [/t]] adj. lighthearted; merry; cheerful • Etymology: 1715–25 blithe′some•ly, adv. blithe′some•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 Blithesomely — Blithesome Blithe some ( s[u^]m), a. Cheery; gay; merry. [1913 Webster] The blithesome sounds of wassail gay. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] {Blithe some*ly}, adv. {Blithe some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Blithesomeness — Blithesome Blithe some ( s[u^]m), a. Cheery; gay; merry. [1913 Webster] The blithesome sounds of wassail gay. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] {Blithe some*ly}, adv. {Blithe some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus — Infobox Book | name = The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = L. Frank Baum illustrator = Mary Cowles Clark cover artist = country = United States language = English series =… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 Cheerfulness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Cheerfulness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 cheerfulness cheerfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 geniality geniality gayety l allegro cheer good humor spirits Sgm: N 1 high spirits high spirits animal spirits …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 light-hearted — adjective carefree and happy and lighthearted was loved for her blithe spirit a merry blithesome nature her lighthearted nature trilling songs with a lightsome heart • Syn: ↑blithe, ↑blithesome, ↑lighthearted, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 lighthearted — adjective carefree and happy and lighthearted (Freq. 1) was loved for her blithe spirit a merry blithesome nature her lighthearted nature trilling songs with a lightsome heart • Syn: ↑blithe, ↑blithesome, ↑ …

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