Definition of blithe
- a blithe spirit
- blithe enjoyment
He showed blithe disregard for the rights of others.
He was blithe about the risks to his health.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, down, downcast, downhearted, droopy, forlorn, hangdog, heavyhearted, inconsolable, low, low-spirited, melancholy, mirthless, sorrowful;
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