adjective \ˈblīth, ˈblīth\

: showing a lack of proper thought or care : not caring or worrying

: happy and without worry


Full Definition of BLITHE

:  of a happy lighthearted character or disposition
:  lacking due thought or consideration :  casual, heedless <blithe unconcern>
blithe·ly adverb

Examples of BLITHE

  1. He showed blithe disregard for the rights of others.
  2. He was blithe about the risks to his health.

Origin of BLITHE

Middle English, from Old English blīthe; akin to Old High German blīdi joyous
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with BLITHE


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