Definition of blithesome:
jocund, successful, joyful, delightful, joyous, blithe, rapturous, cheerful, gleeful, sunny, merry, happy, smiling, felicitous, cheery, fortunate, tripping, mirthful, prosperous, rejoiced, rejoicing, boon, cheering, light-hearted, jolly, glad, sprightly, bright, blessed, blissful, lucky, buoyant, jovial, lightsome, convivial, pleased, gay, light, delighted, lighthearted, dexterous.
- "The Eternal Maiden", T. Everett Harré.
Shelley's ode and Wordsworth's " To a Skylark" are well known to all readers of poetry, while every schoolboy will recall Hogg's poem, beginning:- " Bird of the wilderness, Blithesome and cumberless, Sweet be thy matin o'er moorland and lea!- "Birds and Poets", John Burroughs.
- "The Hollow of Her Hand", George Barr McCutcheon.