blissful


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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.

blissful

(ˈblɪsfʊl)
adj
1. serenely joyful or glad
2. blissful ignorance unawareness or inexperience of something unpleasant
ˈblissfully adv
ˈblissfulness n

bliss•ful

(ˈblɪs fəl)

adj.
full of, abounding in, enjoying, or conferring bliss.
[1175–1225]
bliss′ful•ly, adv.
bliss′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blissful - completely happy and contentedblissful - completely happy and contented; "blissful young lovers"; "in blissful ignorance"
happy - enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage"

blissful

adjective
1. delightful, pleasing, satisfying, heavenly (informal), enjoyable, gratifying, pleasurable There's nothing more blissful than lying by that pool.
Translations
هانئٌ، سَعيدٌ، مُبْتَهِجٌ
blaženýšťastný
lyksalig
igen boldog
sæluríkur; sæll
blažený

blissful

[ˈblɪsfʊl] ADJ
1. (= happy) → dichoso
in blissful ignorancefeliz en la ignorancia
2. (= wonderful) → maravilloso, estupendo

blissful

[ˈblɪsfʊl] adj (= happy) [event, day] → merveilleux/euse; [situation, period] → merveilleux/euse; [smile] → de bonheur
a blissful sigh → un soupir d'aise
in blissful ignorance → dans une ignorance béate

blissful

adj timeherrlich, paradiesisch; respite alsowohltuend; feeling alsowonnig; happinesshöchste(s); state, look, smile(glück)selig; momentsselig; in blissful ignorance of the facts (iro)in herrlicher Ahnungslosigkeit; in blissful ignorance of the fact that … (iro)in keinster Weise ahnend, dass …

blissful

[ˈblɪsfʊl] adj (event, day) → stupendo/a, meraviglioso/a; (smile) → beato/a
in blissful ignorance → nella (più) beata ignoranza

bliss

(blis) noun
very great happiness. the bliss of a young married couple.
ˈblissful adjective
ˈblissfully adverb
References in classic literature ?
A summer on the loftiest height, with cold fountains and blissful stillness: oh, come, my friends, that the stillness may become more blissful!
Nor could you wonder had you witnessed a recent experience of mine when, in the armor of blissful and stupendous ignorance, I gaily narrated the gist of it to a Fellow of the Royal Geological Society on the occasion of my last trip to London.
He thought of his childhood, left far far behind-- That blissful and innocent state-- The sound so exactly recalled to his mind A pencil that squeaks on a slate!
That mist which covers everything in that blissful time when childhood is just ending, and out of that vast circle, happy and gay, there is a path growing narrower and narrower, and it is delightful and alarming to enter the ballroom, bright and splendid as it is.
When there was room on the ledge outside of the pots and boxes for a cat, the cat was there-- in sunny weather--stretched at full length, asleep and blissful, with her furry belly to the sun and a paw curved over her nose.
Rostov himself, his legs well back and his stomach drawn in and feeling himself one with his horse, rode past the Emperor with a frowning but blissful face "like a vewy devil," as Denisov expressed it.
The old man chuckled in a pleased way, rolled Jerry's parched body into the water, and, keeping his head above the surface, rubbed the water into his dry skin and let him lie there for long blissful minutes.
Direct against which op'nd from beneath, Just o're the blissful seat of Paradise, A passage down to th' Earth, a passage wide, Wider by farr then that of after-times Over Mount SION, and, though that were large, Over the PROMIS'D LAND to God so dear, By which, to visit oft those happy Tribes, On high behests his Angels to and fro Pass'd frequent, and his eye with choice regard From PANEAS the fount of JORDANS flood To BEERSABA, where the HOLY LAND Borders on AEGYPT and the ARABIAN shoare; So wide the op'ning seemd, where bounds were set To darkness, such as bound the Ocean wave.
A J Hubble's contention that he knows dirty jokes and limericks but had to consult Wikipedia to check out "Bell End" because of blissful ignorance was very amusing as it was charming.
The headphones are designed to block out ambient noise, so you can listen to your favorite tunes, or have the blissful sound of silence rock you right to sleep.
The Village Company needed to produce eye-catching, distinctive labels envisioned by its designers for the Blissful Body product line launch.
Division 3 tournament at Blissful Meadows in Uxbridge and he helped Sutton win the team title by 13 strokes.