full of, enjoying, or giving bliss, or sublime happiness: Recalling their blissful few years together, he knew he would never be as happy with anyone else.Heroes in ancient Greece could expect a blissful afterlife in the Elysian Fields.
Often Facetious. not troubled by any hint of discomfort or concern: From your free-flowing “thought piece,” I see that the finer points of punctuation, spelling, and grammar do not intrude on your sense of blissful ease.: See also blissful ignorance.
- bliss·ful·ly, adverb
- bliss·ful·ness, noun
- un·bliss·ful, adjective
- un·bliss·ful·ness, noun
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How to use blissful in a sentence
A mere half-hour at the market will generate the same blissful reaction.I have the pandemic to thank for this precious time with my old hound, Teddy | Diana Nyad | December 21, 2020 | Washington Post
The bean-bag-esque filling creates a sort of weighted blanket effect for one’s eyeballs, making it easier to drift off into blissful inner silence while you’re meditating or napping.
That makes our daydreams deeply intertwined with our emotions, hence why on duller days we might imagine more blissful scenes.
I spent multiple blissful walks listening to it this summer … I finally watched the three-part docuseries Inside Bill’s Brain, the all-access and slightly puffy deep dive on Netflix into Bill Gates by Davis Guggenheim.
It can be absolutely blissful when a kitty falls asleep purring in your lap.
I just think the cold is blissful”—a pause for an inside-joke smile—“in my antiquity.
“Yes, you will find it,” Cosmo assures readers, promising to help them “reap the blissful benefits” upon discovering the region.The Truth About Female Orgasms: Look to the Clitoris, Not the Vagina | Lizzie Crocker | October 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Because a press tour as blissful as this demands immortalization, here are the highlights from the past two weeks.Oprah Winfrey’s Fabulous ‘Butler’ Press Tour: The Best Moments (VIDEO) | Kevin Fallon | August 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is a constant struggle to choose the unpleasant and real over the blissful unwinding of our evolutionary danger signals.
I am able to maintain this blissful state thanks to the miraculous Mirena IUD.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories | Harry Siegel | February 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The story was brought to a proper and blissful conclusion; still Sue was sleepless.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
Overflowing with blissful excitement, I rushed into the house to tell mother the joyful news.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
Jessie lay back and closed her eyes with a blissful sense of freedom from danger.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
I have been awake all this long night, thinking of thee, my Algernon, and longing for the blissful hour of meeting.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush | William Makepeace Thackeray
But he fell asleep very quickly, still with the same look of blissful triumph on his face.Dream Tales and Prose Poems | Ivan Turgenev
British Dictionary definitions for blissful
serenely joyful or glad
blissful ignorance unawareness or inexperience of something unpleasant
- blissfully, adverb
- blissfulness, noun
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