Definition of light-hearted in English:

light-hearted

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adjective

Derivatives

light-heartedly

adverb
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  • The couple light-heartedly arranges for a local mystic, Madame Arcati, to give a seance and the unfortunate result is that Elvira returns from beyond the grave to make their lives miserable.
  • The Data Protection Inspectorate does not issue permits light-heartedly, but if the permit has been issued, the database is secure.
  • In agreement with previous reviews, I would like to reiterate that this is not a trip or tourist destination to be considered light-heartedly.

light-heartedness

noun
More example sentences
  • It had a light-heartedness that was endearing and worthy of that Sherlock Holmes genre it so alluringly wanted to emulate.
  • You wondered if your dream meant that the light-heartedness and joy of your life (your dog) was being killed off by the hideous situation.
  • This light-heartedness is reflected in the national symposia's wanderings throughout the country's regions, where they are often entrusted to groups just beginning to form rather than to well-established groups.

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