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  • as incheerfully
  • as ingaily
  • as inhappily

synonyms for lightheartedly

  • blithely
  • brightly
  • gaily
  • genially
  • gladly
  • gleefully
  • happily
  • joyfully
  • merrily
  • optimistically
  • playfully
  • pleasantly
  • readily
  • willingly
  • airily
  • buoyantly
  • elatedly
  • hopefully
  • jovially
  • mirthfully
  • sportively
  • vivaciously
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antonyms for lightheartedly

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  • sadly
  • unhappily
  • gloomily
  • grudgingly
  • unwillingly
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How to use lightheartedly in a sentence

The women alone sustained this one, repulsed it lightheartedly, and the siege was raised.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 6VARIOUS
He and his young wife used to play deck-tennis every morning as lightheartedly as if they were travelling to Europe for a lark.
THE GLORY OF THE TRENCHESCONINGSBY DAWSON
Lightheartedly they stepped over to the slidewalk and were back on their way to the secret project.
SABOTAGE IN SPACECAREY ROCKWELL
Then she went upstairs quite lightheartedly, and along the corridor to the schoolroom.
THE SQUIRE'S DAUGHTERARCHIBALD MARSHALL
I drew down my veil and set off briskly and lightheartedly for home.
MEMOIRS OF A MIDGETWALTER DE LA MARE
He blunders lightheartedly, frisking along in front of the horse, and his owner tries to ride over him, and generally succeeds.
THREE ELEPHANT POWERANDREW BARTON 'BANJO' PATERSON
I said nothing, but wondered how he could pass so lightheartedly over the death of the woman who had once been his wife.
THE SILENT BULLETARTHUR B. REEVE
My heart's darling, her face a radiant flower in the grey morning, tripping lightheartedly along.
THE MORALS OF MARCUS ORDEYNEWILLIAM J. LOCKE
And there are some, like La Franaise, which we may read more lightheartedly when we have learnt the lesson of the rest.
THREE PLAYS BY BRIEUXEUGNE BRIEUX
Joyously and lightheartedly he had crossed swords with the greatest master-of-arms in Europe.
LOCHINVARS. R. CROCKETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LIGHTHEARTEDLY

  • airily
  • blithely
  • brightly
  • buoyantly
  • elatedly
  • gaily
  • genially
  • gladly
  • gleefully
  • happily
  • hopefully
  • jovially
  • joyfully
  • lightheartedly
  • merrily
  • mirthfully
  • optimistically
  • playfully
  • pleasantly
  • readily
  • sportively
  • vivaciously
  • willingly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.