blissful ignorance


: a state of not knowing and not wanting to know about unhappy things or possible problems
existing in blissful ignorance

Examples of blissful ignorance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Carlson, with an air of blissful ignorance, could only sit back and listen, as if induced to a state of bewilderment by Putin’s genius. John Hewko, The Mercury News, 20 Feb. 2024 In this blissful ignorance, Peter and his best friend Aemon embark on an adventure through which Peter learns the painful truth about his eyes and the lies he has been told. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 23 Jan. 2024 Only so mature, though; one theme of the novel is that some industries are determined to sustain a level of blissful ignorance and powerlessness. Mark Athitakis, Los Angeles Times, 26 July 2023 At that point, Tess’s blissful ignorance washes away with her vomit and his semen in the shower. Trish Deitch, Variety, 23 Apr. 2023

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“Blissful ignorance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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