lightheartedness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lightheartedness the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you
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Usage

In literature:

All the "old crowd" was there, full of mirth and zest and youthful lightheartedness.
"Anne Of The Island" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
A little more lightheartedness would render me the happiest being under the sun.
"The Sorrows of Young Werther" by J.W. von Goethe
Though so long in this country, he had all the simplicity and childlike lightheartedness which belong to the Old World's people.
"Pages From an Old Volume of Life A Collection Of Essays" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
He let himself be irritated by the lightheartedness of Forbes.
"Their Pilgrimage" by Charles Dudley Warner
All their gaiety and lightheartedness was gone, and the poor fellows were in a pitiable state.
"The Man-eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures" by J. H. Patterson
Martie had left the slim, dark-blue book upstairs in her bureau drawer, but her mood of exquisite lightheartedness she had not laid aside.
"Martie the Unconquered" by Kathleen Norris
There is no relaxation, no trace of innocent lightheartedness, in any of the later poems.
"Milton" by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
She had shed her frivolity and lightheartedness like an old garment.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
Folly is gaiety and lightheartedness, indispensable to happiness.
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
Candor, lightheartedness, simplicity, no longer find a place within!
"Gold Dust" by E. L. E. B.
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In news:

But it's not all lightheartedness.
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