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After weeks of coughing and sleepless nights, though, my frustration is less directed at myself than at political leaders who so blithely ignore both epidemiology and human behavior research and tell us to live like it’s 2019.

He tends to be so fixated on his own pain that he remains blithely oblivious to the feelings of the women he dates.

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Some decisions, such as Dred Scott, are so caught up in the Supreme Court’s struggle with slavery that they wouldn’t be blithely cited without direct reference to their historical meaning, he argued.

Collectors spoke blithely about getting “rugged” on certain NFT investments, about how easy it is for hackers to entice potential investors into fake projects, into scams that result in an empty crypto wallet before they can back out of the exchange.

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My first resort is claiming I’m the victim of witch-huntery —And blithely wave away substantive facts with sheer effrontery.

Everyone was nice,” says my mother, blithely, “and we all felt very safe.

“They put me naked on the cover of the July 2010 calendar,” Harris says, blithely.

But they are ill prepared and blithely ignorant of the mechanics of practical politics—let alone state making.

Secondly, readers should not cluck their satisfaction so blithely over economic sanctions.

And yet, a man who is fine tuned to the vaguest whiff of anti Jewish sentiment blithely slurs Pakistanis, Chinese and women.

The members of the choir are of a brisk, warbling turn of mind, and can push through their work blithely.

I was vexed, but my ill-humor seemed to add to her high spirits, and she talked away quite blithely.

When the dusk was come my uncle would turn blithely from this melancholy contemplation and call for a lamp and his bottle.

The rover blithely promised to pay him back in two monthly payments.

Miss Lawrence began to give out the words, and the children spelled away blithely.


On this page you'll find 138 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blithely, such as: brightly, gaily, genially, gladly, gleefully, and happily.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.