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bliss

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bliss

  1. 1 a dwelling place of perfect happiness for the soul after death <the godly life she has lived will surely lead to infinite bliss after death> Synonyms above, heaven, elysian fields, Elysium, empyrean, kingdom come, New Jerusalem, paradise, sky, Zion (also Sion)Related Words Beulah, glory, happy hunting ground, nirvana, promised land, Valhalla; afterlife, afterworld, hereafter, otherworldNear Antonyms inferno; limbo, purgatory; hades, netherworld, underworld; abyss, pitAntonyms Gehenna, hell, Pandemonium, perdition

  2. 2 a feeling or state of well-being and contentment <the enviable bliss of a happily married couple> Synonyms beatitude, blessedness, happiness, blissfulness, felicity, gladness, joy, warm fuzziesRelated Words elatedness, elation, exhilaration, exultation, high, intoxication; ecstasy, euphoria, glory, heaven, nirvana, paradise, rapture, rapturousness, ravishment, seventh heaven, transport; delectation, delight, enjoyment, pleasure; cheer, cheerfulness, comfort, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), gladsomeness, glee, gleefulness, jocundity, jollity, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartedness, merriness, mirth; content, contentedness, gratification, satisfaction, triumphNear Antonyms agony, anguish, desolation, joylessness, sorrow, sufferance, woe, woefulness; blues, cheerlessness, dejection, depression, desolateness, despondency, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, gloom, gloominess, melancholy, mournfulness, plaintiveness; Gehenna, hell, purgatoryAntonyms calamity, ill-being, misery, sadness, unhappiness, wretchedness





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