Pronunciation: [ blahyth ]
Origin: Old English
Etymology: of Germanic origin; related to Dutch blijde
1. (adjective) showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be callous or improper
Synonym(s): heedless, uncaring, careless, casual, indifferent, thoughtlessness
Example: She had a blithe indifference to anyone's feelings.
2. (adjective) happy or joyous
Synonym(s): happy, cheerful, cheery, lighthearted, jolly, merry, sunny
Example: Everyone loved him for his blithe spirit.