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blithe

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