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bliss

 (blĭs)
n.
1. Extreme happiness; ecstasy.
2. The ecstasy of salvation; spiritual joy.
Phrasal Verb:
bliss out Slang
To go into a state of ecstasy.

[Middle English blisse, from Old English bliss, from blīths, from blīthe, joyful; see blithe.]

bliss′ful adj.
bliss′ful·ly adv.
bliss′ful·ness n.

bliss

(blɪs)
n
1. perfect happiness; serene joy
2. (Theology) the ecstatic joy of heaven
[Old English blīths; related to blīthe blithe, Old Saxon blīdsea bliss]
ˈblissless adj

Bliss

(blɪs)
n
(Biography) Sir Arthur. 1891–1975, British composer; Master of the Queen's Musick (1953–75). His works include the Colour Symphony (1922), film and ballet music, and a cello concerto (1970)

bliss

(blɪs)

n.
1. supreme happiness.
2. heaven; paradise.
v.t., v.i.
3. bliss out, Informal. to experience or fill with bliss.
[before 1000; Middle English blisse, Old English bliss, blīths=blīthe blithe + -s suffix]
bliss′less, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bliss - a state of extreme happinessbliss - a state of extreme happiness  
ecstasy, rapture - a state of elated bliss
elation - an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression

bliss

bliss

noun
A condition of supreme well-being and good spirits:
Translations
blaženostdokonalé štěstí
lykkelyksalighed
autuusonni
blaženstvosreća
alsæla
至福
더없는 기쁨
laimingailaimingas
svētlaime
blaženost
lycksalighet
ความสุขอันสุดยอด
bahtiyarlıkbüyük mutlulukmutluluk
niềm hạnh phúc

bliss

[blɪs] N
1. (Rel) (= happy state) → dicha f
ignorance is blissojos que no ven, corazón que no siente
2. (fig) → éxtasis m, arrobamiento m
the concert was bliss!¡el concierto fue una gloria!
what bliss!¡qué gustazo!
isn't he bliss?¡qué encanto de hombre!
bliss out VT + ADV (esp US) to be blissed outflipar de gusto, estar en la gloria

bliss

[ˈblɪs] nfélicité f, bonheur m absolu
it was bliss! → c'était merveilleux!

bliss

nGlück nt; (Rel) → (Glück)seligkeit f; a feeling of blissein Gefühl ntder Wonne; this is bliss!das ist herrlich or eine Wohltat!; sun, sea, sand, ah sheer blissSonne, Meer und Strand, einfach paradiesisch; ah bliss, she sighedherrlich, seufzte sie; ignorance is bliss (prov) → Unwissenheit ist ein Geschenk des Himmels ? domestic ADJ a

bliss

[blɪs] n (Rel) → beatitudine f; (happy state) → (immensa) felicità
ignorance is bliss (Proverb) → beata ignoranza
it's bliss! (fam) → è meraviglioso!

bliss

(blis) noun
very great happiness. the bliss of a young married couple.
ˈblissful adjective
ˈblissfully adverb

bliss

نَعِيم blaženost lykke Wonne ευδαιμονία dicha autuus félicité sreća beatitudine 至福 더없는 기쁨 gelukzaligheid lykke błogość felicidade блаженство lycksalighet ความสุขอันสุดยอด mutluluk niềm hạnh phúc 福佑
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The dim, dusty room, with the busts staring down from the tall bookcases, the cozy chairs, the globes, and best of all, the wilderness of books in which she could wander where she liked, made the library a region of bliss to her.
The acme of bliss, which would have been a marriage with the tragedian, was not for her in this world.
It seemed not so wild a dream -- old as I was, and sombre as I was, and misshapen as I was -- that the simple bliss, which is scattered far and wide, for all mankind to gather up, might yet be mine.
but supposing the invader of domestic bliss to betake himself away at the first rush of the harem's lord, then is it very diverting to watch that lord.
He in turn has clasped his arms tightly around her, as if he would carry her away; and so she dances, and will dance the entire evening, and would dance forever, in ecstasy of bliss.
For God hath marked each sorrowing day, And numbered every bitter tear, And heaven's long years of bliss shall pay For all his children suffer here.
Yes, to travel with a courier is bliss, to travel without one is the reverse.
York Driscoll enjoyed two years of bliss with that prize, Tom--bliss that was troubled a little at times, it is true, but bliss nevertheless; then she died, and her husband and his childless sister, Mrs.
But when he saw this small new-comer his soul was all ablaze with bliss in a moment.
She was supported into the drawing-room between her daughter and her friend;-- and there, shedding tears of joy, though still unable to speak, embraced Elinor again and again, turning from her at intervals to press Colonel Brandon's hand, with a look which spoke at once her gratitude, and her conviction of his sharing with herself in the bliss of the moment.
Chance laid them somewhat apart; let them be once approached and bliss results.
Lorry, and Miss Pross--to whom the event, through a gradual process of reconcilement to the inevitable, would have been one of absolute bliss, but for the yet lingering consideration that her brother Solomon should have been the bridegroom.