bliss·​ful ˈblis-fəl How to pronounce blissful (audio)
: full of, marked by, or causing complete happiness
a blissful marriage
: happily benighted
blissful ignorance
blissfully 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
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Word History


see bliss

First Known Use

12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of blissful was in the 12th century

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“Blissful.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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