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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Light·some a.
 1. Having light; lighted; not dark or gloomy; bright.
    White walls make rooms more lightsome than black.   --Bacon.
 2. Gay; airy; cheering; exhilarating.
    That lightsome affection of joy.   --Hooker.
 -- Light*some*ly, adv. -- Light*some*ness, n.
    Happiness may walk soberly in dark attire, as well as dance lightsomely in a gala dress.   --Hawthorne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you
           [syn: carefreeness, insouciance, lightheartedness]
      2: the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and
         nimble [syn: agility, legerity, lightness, nimbleness]
      3: the trait of being lighthearted and frivolous