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sweetness and light

noun

Definition of sweetness and light

  1. 1 :  a harmonious combination of beauty and enlightenment viewed as a hallmark of culture

  2. 2a :  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>



1869

First Known Use of sweetness and light

1869


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