light-minded


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light-mind·ed

(līt′mīn′dĭd)
adj.
Frivolous, silly, or inanely giddy.

light′-mind′ed·ly adv.
light′-mind′ed·ness n.

light′-mind′ed



adj.
having or showing a lack of serious purpose, attitude, etc.; frivolous; trifling.
[1605–15]
light′-mind′ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.light-minded - showing inappropriate levity
frivolous - not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman"
References in classic literature ?
The light-minded woman had been discovering good matches for her daughter almost from the year of her birth.
Why, then, instead of acting like th' upright, honourable man we've all believed you to be, you've been acting the part of a selfish light-minded scoundrel.
Here some light-minded person may exclaim against the truth of this statement; they will say that there is not in all France a girl so silly as to be ignorant of the art of angling for men; that Mademoiselle Cormon is one of those monstrous exceptions which commonsense should prevent a writer from using as a type; that the most virtuous and also the silliest girl who desires to catch her fish knows well how to bait the hook.
Often women were forced to go to court due to being perceived as light-minded yet fragile.