Blithesome Blithe"some (-s[u^]m), a. Cheery; gay; merry. [1913 Webster]

The blithesome sounds of wassail gay. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] -- {Blithe"some*ly}, adv. -- {Blithe"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • blithesome — 1724, from BLITHE (Cf. blithe) + SOME (Cf. some). An adjective from an adjective. Related: Blithesomely; blithesomeness …   Etymology dictionary

  • blithesome — [blīth′səm, blīth′səm] adj. blithe; lighthearted blithesomely adv. blithesomeness n …   English World dictionary

  • blithesome — blithesomely, adv. blithesomeness, n. /bluydh seuhm, bluyth /, adj. lighthearted; merry; cheerful: a blithesome nature. [1715 25; BLITHE + SOME1] * * * …   Universalium

  • blithesome — adjective happy or spriteful, carefree Take the Adventure, heed the call, now ere the irrevocable moment passes! Tis but a banging of the door behind you, a blithesome step forward, and you are out of the old life and into the new! …   Wiktionary

  • blithesome — /ˈblaɪðsəm/ (say bluydhsuhm) adjective lighthearted; merry; cheerful: a blithesome nature. –blithesomely, adverb –blithesomeness, noun …  

  • blithesome — adjective 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, ↑lighthearted, ↑lightsome, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blithesome — adjective Date: 1724 gay, merry • blithesomely adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blithesome — Synonyms and related words: beaming, blithe, boon, bright, bright and sunny, cheerful, cheery, elated, eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, exhilarated, festive, flushed, gay, genial, glad, gladsome, gleeful, glowing, happy, high, hopeful, in good… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blithesome — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by joyful exuberance: blithe, boon2, convivial, gay, gleeful, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful. See HAPPY …   English dictionary for students

  • blithesome — adj. happy, joyful, merry …   English contemporary dictionary

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