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sweetness and light

sweetness and light

noun

Definition of SWEETNESS AND LIGHT

1
:  a harmonious combination of beauty and enlightenment viewed as a hallmark of culture
2
a :  amiable reasonableness of disposition <they were all sweetness and light>
b :  an untroubled or harmonious state or condition <but all was not sweetness and light>

First Known Use of SWEETNESS AND LIGHT

1869

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