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blithesome

[blahyth -suh m, blahyth-] /ˈblaɪð səm, ˈblaɪθ-/
adjective
1.
lighthearted; merry; cheerful:
a blithesome nature.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; blithe + -some1
Related forms
blithesomely, adverb
blithesomeness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for blithesome

blithesome

/ˈblaɪðsəm/
adjective
1.
(literary) cheery; merry
Derived Forms
blithesomely, adverb
blithesomeness, noun
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Word Origin and History for blithesome
adj.

1724, from blithe + -some (1). An adjective from an adjective. Related: Blithesomely; blithesomeness.

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