carefree; cheerful; gay: a lighthearted laugh.

1375–1425; late Middle English ligt-herted; see light2, heart, -ed3

lightheartedly, adverb
lightheartedness, noun

cheery, joyful, blithe, happy, glad, merry, jovial, jocund.

cheerless, melancholy, gloomy. Unabridged
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carefree and happy and lighthearted; "was loved for her blithe spirit"; "a merry blithesome nature"; "her lighthearted nature"; "trilling songs with a lightsome heart" [syn: blithe
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Washable slipcovers in lighthearted new fabrics perk up old upholstery.
Such a lighthearted background give readers or potential customers to a bad
He was exactly as others have remembered him-witty and lighthearted, but
  thoughtful and informed.
Obesity is a serious and growing problem in this country and this is a positive
  and lighthearted way to call attention to it.
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