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See also: light-hearted
From Middle English lyght hertyd, liȝt-hertid, from light (adjective) + herted, hertid (“having a disposition”, adjective) (equivalent to light + hearted), from the noun herte. See more at light, heart, -ed.
- Joyful, glad, taking pleasure in being alive; not depressed or sad.
- The lighthearted young lovers ran over the hills.
- Enjoyably lacking of seriousness, not grave.
- His lighthearted banjo performance was appreciated because it relieved the tension in tight situations.
enjoyable lack of seriousness