blissful

adjective
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

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Other Words from blissful

blissfully \ ˈblis-​fə-​lē How to pronounce blissfully (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
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How about the blissful thrill of going for a drive with no particular destination? Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "The Polaris Ranger 150 EFI Is Like a Truck for Kids," 13 Feb. 2019 So, of course, the reaction online hasn't exactly been blissful. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'This Is Us' Fans Are Fuming After New Season 3 Episode and Finale Are Delayed," 30 Jan. 2019 Before giving birth, I had been taught — by doctors, mom blogs, relatives, and blissful celebrity mom Instagrams — that breast was best, and that giving my child formula was tantamount to force-feeding him cigarettes and McFlurries. E.j. Dickson, Vox, "Inside the mommy-friendly, scientifically sketchy world of breastfeeding supplements," 20 Dec. 2018 In other words, the #Instagood private jet luncheons, sunrise balcony shots, and blissful brunch-in-bed scenarios populating our feeds take a lot of work. Katelyn Chef, Teen Vogue, "This Penthouse Apartment Was Designed for Influencer Photoshoots," 1 Oct. 2018 Need a non-crowded, fireworks-free, blissful Fourth of July activity? Sara Cagle, latimes.com, "Here are five float-friendly rivers perfect for a long and lazy afternoon," 29 June 2018 Baffling/blissful detachment from reality is a core feature of who J.R. Smith has always been. Andrew Sharp, SI.com, "J.R. Smith, Kevin Durant, and What to Watch in NBA Finals Game 2," 3 June 2018 Indeed the couple brought the blissful vibe of their travels home with them with Bieber sporting a tan and a baseball cap from Bahamian tourist spot Baker’s Bay and Baldwin wearing her massive diamond engagement ring. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin Ease Into a Comfort Zone With Couple Style," 11 July 2018 And after a few weeks of blissful silence, guess who’s back? Lynn Yaeger, Vogue, "Hurled DNA Kits, "Handmaidens," and More (Mostly Bad) News from Washington This Week," 8 July 2018

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

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blissful

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of blissful

: extremely or completely happy : full of or causing bliss

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