Definition of light-minded in English:


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Not having a serious attitude; frivolous: they thought him easy-going and light-minded
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  • This light-minded and cynical attitude of the ruling elite towards its own legal norms is an international phenomenon.
  • The initial response in the media was to treat the conflict in a completely light-minded fashion.
  • Even the intervention of the US Supreme Court was treated in a cynical and light-minded fashion, rather than as a turning point in American political history.



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  • One can deplore his philosophical lightmindedness and still agree that he has to be included in the national pantheon.
  • The relative light-mindedness with which the film deals with the events in question finds its artistic corollary in a plot with serious lapses in believability.
  • In the commanding staff, the ignorance, light-mindedness and thievery of the ruling classes found their expression.

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