Light-hearted vs Jovial - What's the difference?

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Light-hearted is a related term of jovial.


As adjectives the difference between light-hearted and jovial

is that light-hearted is while jovial is (obsolete) pertaining to jove or zeus; jovian.

light-hearted

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  • jovial

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    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Pertaining to Jove or Zeus; Jovian.
  • (obsolete) Pertaining to the planet Jupiter; Jovian.
  • (astrology, obsolete) Under the influence of the planet Jupiter (considered a source of happiness).
  • Merry; cheerful and good-humored.
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