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light-minded

[lahyt-mahyn-did]
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adjective
  1. having or showing a lack of serious purpose, attitude, etc.; frivolous; trifling: to be in a light-minded mood.
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Origin of light-minded

First recorded in 1605–15
Related formslight·mind·ed·ly, adverblight-mind·ed·ness, noun
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Related Words

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Historical Examples

  • Judith was not at all discomposed by her light-minded raillery.

    Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge

    Pemberton Ginther

  • But the Nobodies are light-minded, casual, and good-hearted.

    Waiting for Daylight

    Henry Major Tomlinson

  • Miss PaysleyYou like to have people think you are cynical and light-minded.

  • Supposing he has written a "light-minded fiction," as you call it, where's the harm of it?'

  • She wondered if she was too light-minded, too easily pleased.