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blissful

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adjective bliss·ful \ˈblis-fəl\

Simple Definition of blissful

  • : extremely or completely happy : full of or causing bliss

Full Definition of blissful

  1. 1 :  full of, marked by, or causing bliss <a blissful marriage>

  2. 2 :  happily benighted <blissful ignorance>

bliss·ful·ly play \-fə-lē\ adverb
bliss·ful·ness noun

Examples of blissful

  1. At first, their time together was blissful.

  2. He sat there in a blissful state of comfort.

  3. a blissful setting for a wedding



12th Century

First Known Use of blissful

12th century




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