bliss

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noun \ˈblis\

Definition of bliss

  1. 1 :  complete happiness enjoying eternal bliss in heaven marital bliss the sheer bliss of an afternoon at the spa

  2. 2 :  paradise, heaven

Examples of bliss in a Sentence

  1. Relaxing on the porch of our private villa was sheer bliss.

  2. the godly life she has lived will surely lead to infinite bliss after death

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Origin and Etymology of bliss

Middle English blisse, from Old English bliss; akin to Old English blīthe blithe



BLISS Defined for English Language Learners

bliss

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Definition of bliss for English Language Learners

  • : complete happiness


BLISS Defined for Kids

bliss

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noun \ˈblis\

Definition of bliss for Students

  1. :  great happiness :  joy

blissful

\-fəl\ adjective

blissfully

\-fə-lē\ adverb


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