Definition of bliss in English:


Syllabification: bliss
Pronunciation: /blis


1Perfect happiness; great joy: she gave a sigh of bliss
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  • By working less and staying at home more, I believed naively that my husband would come home to domestic bliss and a happy marriage would ensue.
  • The cat was regarded as an essential element in scenes of domestic bliss and happiness.
  • I can live my life in perfect bliss knowing all too well that nothing I ever do will make any difference in this beautiful universe.
1.1A state of spiritual blessedness, typically that reached after death.
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  • The man who would conquer his contradictory feelings, would reach bliss in the afterlife.
  • The Torah teaches us that there is an eternal life, a wholly spiritual life, whose bliss is far greater than the human mind can imagine.
  • But, drawn out of her spiritual bliss and feeling trapped, she quickly turns the tables.
blessedness, benediction, beatitude, glory, heavenly joy, divine happiness;
heaven, paradise


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(bliss out or be blissed out) informal Reach a state of perfect happiness, typically so as to be oblivious of everything else: [as adjective]: blissed-out hippies


Old English blīths, bliss, of Germanic origin; related to blithe.

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