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
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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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3 Jul 2022

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“Blissful.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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