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nirvana

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nirvana

  1. 1 a state of being disregardful or unconscious of one's surroundings, concerns, or obligations <the spa experience was a week of pure nirvana> Synonyms forgetfulness, oblivion, obliviousnessRelated Words ignorance, incognizance, innocence, insensibility, nescience, unawareness, unconsciousness, unfamiliarity; amnesia, blindness; absentmindedness, absorption, abstraction, inattention, inattentiveness, preoccupationNear Antonyms memory, recall, recollection, remembrance; alertness, awareness, cognizance, consciousness

  2. 2 an often imaginary place or state of utter perfection and happiness <the popular fantasy that life as a beachcomber in the South Pacific would be never-ending nirvana> Synonyms Camelot, Cockaigne, Eden, Elysium, empyrean, fantasyland, heaven, lotusland, never-never land, New Jerusalem, paradise, promised land, Shangri-la, utopia, Zion (also Sion)Related Words arcadia; dreamland, dreamworld, fairyland, wonderland; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, euphoria, gladness, joyNear Antonyms fool's paradiseAntonyms anti-utopia, dystopia, hell





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