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 Meanings and Examples of BLITHE
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blithe
 a.  gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
Classic Sentence:
1  On the present festive occasion he emerged from his room, when the blithe bells were going, the picture of misery, in a full suit of Sunday penitentials.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IV
2  In a similar feeling of delicacy, we were always blithe and light-hearted with the licence clients.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
3  He was so blithe about his murders her blood chilled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  The youth, considering himself as separated from the others, was saddened by the blithe and merry speeches that went from rank to rank.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
5  He was one of those who wouldn't take care: like some of the first lads as went off so blithe to the war and got killed right away.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
6  "You are looking very blithe, upon my word, Tamsie," said Mrs. Yeobright, with a sad smile.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
7  Her anger had a good effect, however, for she hid it under a smiling face, and seemed unusually blithe and brilliant.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
8  How blithely she sang that evening, and how they all laughed at her because she woke Amy in the night by playing the piano on her face in her sleep.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIX
9  There was a long pause, while a blackbird sung blithely on the willow by the river, and the tall grass rustled in the wind.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE
10  Replacing the fences the Yankees had so blithely burned was a long hard task.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
11  She wondered how he could jest so blithely with a rope about his neck and her pitiful circumstances before him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
12  One day, as Mollie strolled blithely into the yard, flirting her long tail and chewing at a stalk of hay, Clover took her aside.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
Example Sentence:
1  Shelley called the skylark a "blithe spirit" because of its happy song.
2  It does so with blithe disregard for best scientific practice.