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Definition of "light-heartedness" []

  • The state of being light-hearted or free from care or grief; cheerfulness; playfulness. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "light-heartedness" in a sentence
  • "If flippancy and light-heartedness characterize much of Oscar Wilde's writing, a more sober, even somber, outlook shadows his prison writings."
  • "We'll see whether that light-heartedness extends to how this grown-up Dick Grayson feels about working with Bruce Wayne again."
  • "I was the only one present that could observe the subtle dance with even a tinge of humor, of light-heartedness, and still I could begin to somewhat understand Brandon's long-time obsession with not standing in line."