Examples of blithe in a Sentence
He showed blithe disregard for the rights of others.
He was blithe about the risks to his health.
Recent Examples of blithe from the Web
Some make deliveries from coffee shops, some work in bodegas, others in construction, while the blithe Nacho (Alejandro Huitzil) shrugs with a smile at his lot: cleaner at a peep show.
The show’s penchant for manufactured drama, its blithe heteronormativity, its myopic focus on marriage as a solution to life’s problems, its willingness to give contestants—women, in particular—
And while this is great for Amazon’s shareholders, most Americans can’t afford to be so blithe.
What Uber stands for (visionary convenience or blithe ruthlessness) may be up for debate at the moment, but the business’s future does not depend on the logo.
Versions of this blithe ignorance can also be found outside schools that host fundraisers to save the rain forest once a year while lines of gas-hogging SUVs – sometimes one per child – line up daily to drop off students.
Allen, in a rare visit to Hollywood, appeared at the end of the evening to celebrate Keaton who won her best actress Oscar for her starring role as the blithe title character in 1977’s Annie Hall.
John Slattery makes a rather blithe Eisenhower, though perhaps that's just how Brits see Americans, as breezy and shallow.
John Slattery makes a rather blithe Eisenhower, though perhaps that’s just how Brits see Americans, as breezy and shallow.
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Origin and Etymology of blithe
Middle English, from Old English blīthe; akin to Old High German blīdi joyous
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of blithe
BLITHE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blithe for English Language Learners
: showing a lack of proper thought or care : not caring or worrying
: happy and without worry
BLITHE Defined for Kids
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