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blithe

adjective uk   us   /blaɪð/
happy and without worry: She shows a blithe disregard for danger.
blithely
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She blithely agreed to the contract without realizing what its consequences would be.
Translations of “blithe”
in Vietnamese thanh thản…
in Spanish alegre…
in Thai แช่มชื่น…
in Malaysian periang…
in French allègre…
in German munter…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歡樂的,愉快的, 無憂無慮的…
in Indonesian bersukacita, gembira…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欢乐的,愉快的, 无忧无虑的…
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