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synonyms for lighthearted

  • buoyant
  • jolly
  • jovial
  • joyous
  • laid-back
  • lively
  • playful
  • upbeat
  • blithe
  • blithesome
  • bright
  • cheerful
  • effervescent
  • expansive
  • feelgood
  • frolicsome
  • gay
  • glad
  • gleeful
  • happy
  • happy-go-lucky
  • high-spirited
  • insouciant
  • jocund
  • joyful
  • lightsome
  • merry
  • resilient
  • spirited
  • sprightly
  • sunny
  • vivacious
  • volatile
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antonyms for lighthearted

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  • depressed
  • down
  • sad
  • unhappy
  • heavy-hearted
  • troubled
  • upset
  • worried
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How to use lighthearted in a sentence

If you’re lighthearted and have a sense of humor, then you open a portal to a vulnerable place inside yourself.
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As we sit across the table sipping chiya from our hand-carved Nepali copper teacups, we catch up on life and current events, and share lighthearted laughter.
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“Like Water for Chocolate,” by Laura EsquivelIt’s a magical and lighthearted summer read and love story full of charm, humor and wonderful recipes.
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They were practically destined to become cooks and, after working together at Bad Saint, where Dungca was sous chef to Cunanan’s executive chef, the two have reunited for this decidedly more lighthearted project.
4 MASHUP DISHES WORTH TRYING IN THE D.C. AREA, INCLUDING PULLED-PORK PUPUSAS AND CHINESE BURRITOSTIM CARMANAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Every two hours, you can even engage in some lighthearted PVP with another player in the form of a duel.
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We should be grateful, also, that this is one of Vinterberg’s more lighthearted affairs.
MADS MIKKELSON CAN DO ANYTHING. BUT HE'S STUCK IN THE BORING OSCAR-NOMINATED ANOTHER ROUNDSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKMARCH 19, 2021TIME
It’s a lighthearted show—a Selling Sunset and Say Yes to the Dress crossover that will surely find a fanbase among those looking for a breezy reality TV fix.
NETFLIX’S MARRIAGE OR MORTGAGE DANCES AROUND THE DARK REALITY OF AMERICANS’ FINANCESANNABEL GUTTERMANMARCH 10, 2021TIME
In years past they might have been more fun and lighthearted, but right now there’s more of a priority on the need to support each other.
HOW HALLMARK IS HANDLING PANDEMIC VALENTINE’S DAYLUKE WINKIEFEBRUARY 12, 2021VOX
When you’re calling in, we’re not going to be lighthearted about it.
PROGRESSIVE CEO TRICIA GRIFFITH ON THE NATION'S 'SOPHOMORIC' POLITICAL LEADERS AND THE DURABILITY OF FLOEBEN SHAPIROAUGUST 16, 2020TIME
It is not enough to-day to paint the gay impropriety of models and the devil-may-care penury of lighthearted artists.
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WORDS RELATED TO LIGHTHEARTED

  • animated
  • buoyant
  • carefree
  • cheerful
  • cheery
  • chirpy
  • gay
  • gladsome
  • gleeful
  • jaunty
  • jocund
  • jolly
  • jovial
  • joyful
  • lighthearted
  • merry
  • mirthful
  • sprightly
  • sunny
  • vivacious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.