blissfully


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.blissfully - in a blissful mannerblissfully - in a blissful manner; "he was blissfully unaware of the danger"
Translations
بِسَعادةٍ، بِغِبْطَةٍ، بِهَناء
blaženěšťastně
lyksaligt
igen nagy boldogság
fullkomlega, hamingjusamlega
blažene
mutluluklasaadetle

blissfully

[ˈblɪsfəlɪ] ADV [sigh, lounge] → con felicidad
blissfully happysumamente feliz
blissfully ignorantfeliz en la ignorancia

blissfully

[ˈblɪsfʊli] adv
[smile] → béatement, d'un air béat
[happy] → parfaitement
(= in bliss) → voluptueusement
blissfully unaware of ... → parfaitement ignorant(e) de ...

blissfully

adv stretchwohlig; peacefulparadiesisch, herrlich; smileselig; blissfully happyüberglücklich; to be blissfully ignorant/unawareso herrlich ahnungslos/arglos sein; he remained blissfully ignorant of what was going oner ahnte in keinster Weise, was eigentlich vor sich ging

blissfully

[ˈblɪsfəlɪ] adv (sigh, smile) → beatamente
blissfully happy → magnificamente felice

bliss

(blis) noun
very great happiness. the bliss of a young married couple.
ˈblissful adjective
ˈblissfully adverb
References in classic literature ?
Anne heard it and thrilled to it; Gilbert heard it, and wondered only that all the birds in the world had not burst into jubilant song; Paul heard it and later wrote a lyric about it which was one of the most admired in his first volume of verse; Charlotta the Fourth heard it and was blissfully sure it meant good luck for her adored Miss Shirley.
Hath it already wandered too long, blissfully, among good and ripe things?
After that he no longer made love to her with his fiddle, but they would sit for hours in the kitchen, blissfully happy in each other's arms; it was the tacit convention of the family to know nothing of what was going on in that corner.
All of which came to pass, Michael blissfully unappeasable until the order was filled properly.
said Levin, blissfully dropping his eyelids and drawing deep breaths after finishing his dinner, and absolutely incapable of recalling what their conversation yesterday was about.
The men said it blissfully, leering at each other with dirty smiles.
But Sloane was blissfully ignorant; he thought he was quite a fine fellow to be walking with two such coeds, especially Philippa Gordon, the class beauty and belle.
And I still had a sweet tooth, and on privy occasions when there was no man to see, bought candy and blissfully devoured it.
Oh yes," sighed Anne, blissfully unconscious of any sarcasm on Marilla's part.
The old countess, not letting go of his hand and kissing it every moment, sat beside him: the rest, crowding round him, watched every movement, word, or look of his, never taking their blissfully adoring eyes off him.
I do not know how he attained even that magnificent distance from shore, for he had but a single oar, with which he was blissfully rowing about in circles.
At this moment he was standing before the fire, listening to a discussion between his uncles and his father, looking as wise as a young owl, and blissfully unconscious of the plots against him.