bliss·​ful | \ ˈblis-fəl How to pronounce blissful (audio) \

Definition of blissful

1 : full of, marked by, or causing complete happiness a blissful marriage
2 : happily benighted blissful ignorance

Other Words from blissful

blissfully \ ˈblis-​fə-​lē How to pronounce blissful (audio) \ adverb
blissfulness noun

Examples of blissful in a Sentence

At first, their time together was blissful. He sat there in a blissful state of comfort. a blissful setting for a wedding
Recent Examples on the Web Better yet, The Rice Wash promises all these blissful benefits without relying on any phthalates, parabens, sulfates, or synthetic fragrances to do so. The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 May 2022 And my blissful ignorance works in the company’s favor. Washington Post, 22 Apr. 2022 For a blissful experience, this silk bundle comes with one 22-momme pillowcase and a matching silk eye mask. ELLE, 18 Apr. 2022 With blissful Venus in your relationship angle, romantic feelings are intensified, especially near the 27th and 28th, and this is the time to follow your heart. Katharine Merlin, Town & Country, 16 Apr. 2022 James and Sophie Whitehouse live in a blissful and rarified world. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 14 Apr. 2022 More than any prestige-television show, though, Julia reminded me of Frasier, that blissful ’90s excavation of snobbery, privilege, and cultural disconnection. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, 7 Apr. 2022 Houston is in for more rollercoaster weather this week, with the city expected to experience near record-breaking highs before a blissful cold front plunges daily lows into the 50s and 40s. Dan Carson, Chron, 4 Apr. 2022 The fuel cell won’t power the yacht’s main propulsion but instead will run the house load—mainly electricity and air-conditioning—in blissful silence for 15 days, or move the boat at a slow, net-zero-emissions pace for 1,000 miles. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 20 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of blissful

12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for blissful

see bliss

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16 May 2022

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“Blissful.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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