blissfulness


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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:
Noun1.blissfulness - a state of extreme happinessblissfulness - 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
References in classic literature ?
He can never stretch out his legs, put his hands behind his head, and, closing his eyes, sink into the ethereal blissfulness that encompasses the well-dined man.
We have built thousands of homes which are now occupied by happy families."--So it became eloquent, picturing the blissfulness of married life in a house with nothing to pay.
And, at that moment, I was overwhelmed by pure blissfulness. Gratitude is strength, our weapon against despair, and our path to redemptive joy.
Aquinas, drawing from Boethius, describes it as "the immediate whole and complete possession of unending life." (82) The security of Therese's weakness depends upon the blissfulness of God.
On the other hand, with Marx, a theological-materialist instance of money without any forced intervention--the blissfulness of money already imposes its eternal piousness.
"Just like everyone seated at the dinner last night, whether it was the blissfulness of victory or the tears of sorrow from defeat, we will always stand together by each other's side.