Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full of, abounding in, enjoying, or conferring bliss; full of felicity: as, “blissful joy,” Spenser, F. Q.; “blissful solitude,”
  • [Cf. blessful.] Blessed; holy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of, characterized by, or causing, joy and felicity; happy in the highest degree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Extremely happy; full of joy; experiencing, indicating, causing, or characterized by bliss.
  • adjective obsolete Blessed; glorified.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective completely happy and contented

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • It had taken me two weeks and three focus groups to decide on the word blissful instead of peaceful.

    All is Bright

  • It had taken me two weeks and three focus groups to decide on the word blissful instead of peaceful.

    The Opposite of Me

  • It had taken me two weeks and three focus groups to decide on the word blissful instead of peaceful.

    All is Bright

  • "Our schools are orderly, sanitary places where students dwell in blissful ignorance of the chaos that awaits," West said.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The only saving grace: a quiet ten minutes straddling midnight during which I was able to retreat to a quiet location to hear the bells in blissful solitude.

    It’s New Years Eve and I promise to do my best. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • However, as I remember from my days teaching, the kids themselves are not walking around in blissful awe but are, instead, wrapped up in all the adventures of this amazing period in their own lives with all the soap opera that often goes with it.

    John Seed: John Nava: The Timelessness of Now

  • However, as I remember from my days teaching, the kids themselves are not walking around in blissful awe but are, instead, wrapped up in all the adventures of this amazing period in their own lives with all the soap opera that often goes with it.

    John Seed: John Nava: The Timelessness of Now

  • "Our schools are orderly, sanitary places where students dwell in blissful ignorance of the chaos that awaits," West said.

    Lovecraft in the Classroom : The Lovecraft News Network

  • However, as I remember from my days teaching, the kids themselves are not walking around in blissful awe but are, instead, wrapped up in all the adventures of this amazing period in their own lives with all the soap opera that often goes with it.

    John Seed: John Nava: The Timelessness of Now

  • However, as I remember from my days teaching, the kids themselves are not walking around in blissful awe but are, instead, wrapped up in all the adventures of this amazing period in their own lives with all the soap opera that often goes with it.

    John Seed: John Nava: The Timelessness of Now

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.