blissful

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adjective bliss·ful \ˈblis-fəl\

Definition of blissful

  1. 1 :  full of, marked by, or causing complete happiness a blissful marriage

  2. 2 :  happily benighted blissful ignorance

blissfully

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blissfulness

noun

Examples of blissful in a sentence

  1. At first, their time together was blissful.

  2. He sat there in a blissful state of comfort.

  3. a blissful setting for a wedding

Origin and Etymology of blissful

see bliss


First Known Use: 12th century




BLISSFUL Defined for English Language Learners

blissful

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adjective bliss·ful \ˈblis-fəl\

Definition of blissful for English Language Learners

  • : extremely or completely happy : full of or causing bliss



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