Old English bliÃ¾e|blÄ«Ã¾e, from Germanic *bliÃ¾iz. Cognate with Dutch blijde. Compare bliss.
- italbrac|dated or literary happy|Happy, cheerful.
- indifferent|Indifferent, careless, showing a lack of concern.
#: She had a blithe disregard of cultures outside the United States.