blissful

[ blis-fuh l ]
/ ˈblɪs fəl /

adjective

full of, abounding in, enjoying, or conferring bliss.

Nearby words

  1. blipvert,
  2. bliss,
  3. bliss out,
  4. bliss, sir arthur,
  5. bliss, tasker howard,
  6. blissfully,
  7. blister,
  8. blister beetle,
  9. blister copper,
  10. blister gas

Origin of blissful

1175–1225; Middle English; see bliss, -ful; replacing Old English blissig

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British Dictionary definitions for blissful

blissful

/ (ˈblɪsfʊl) /

adjective

serenely joyful or glad
blissful ignorance unawareness or inexperience of something unpleasant
Derived Formsblissfully, adverbblissfulness, noun

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Word Origin and History for blissful

blissful

adj.

late 12c., blisfulle, from bliss + -ful. Related: Blissfully; blissfulness.

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