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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlight-heartedlight-heart‧ed /ˌlaɪt ˈhɑːtɪd $ -ɑːr-/ adjective  1 JOKING/NOT SERIOUSnot intended to be serious a light-hearted comedysee thesaurus at funny2 HAPPYcheerful and not worried about anything I found her in a light-hearted mood.light-heartedly adverblight-heartedness noun [uncountable]
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light-heartedMayor Susan Golding introduced the 52-year-old career public servant in a light-hearted afternoon news conference at City Hall.He was surprised at how grown up Anne suddenly appeared although she was still as light-hearted as ever.They are centres of friendship where relationships which are light-hearted combine with the serious business of running a school on corporate lines.Not exactly the stuff of light-hearted comedy.a happy, light-hearted girlThe film takes a light-hearted look at life in prison.He is not so light-hearted now as he used to be - too much responsibility.We always try to keep our newsletter light-hearted, so that people will enjoy it.Cornelia Park in the Stanford Shopping Center is a light-hearted store overflowing with eye-popping tableware, wildly painted dining furniture and glassware.It was an uneasy switch from the difficulties of homeowners to a light-hearted story about hard-up baboons staging hold-ups of passing cars.The light-hearted tone of Elaine Blond characterised Bloomsbury House policy of not taking minor problems too seriously.The light-hearted way in which the author has approached this book should take some of the hard work out of trying to lose weight.
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