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nirvana

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1 a state of being disregardful or unconscious of one's surroundings, concerns, or obligations
  • the spa experience was a week of pure nirvana

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2 an often imaginary place or state of utter perfection and happiness
  • the popular fantasy that life as a beachcomber in the South Pacific would be never-ending nirvana

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The first known use of nirvana was in 1829

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“Nirvana.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nirvana. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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