bliss

[blis]
noun
1.
supreme happiness; utter joy or contentment: wedded bliss.
2.
Theology. the joy of heaven.
3.
heaven; paradise: the road to eternal bliss.
4.
Archaic. a cause of great joy or happiness.
Idioms
5.
bliss out, Slang.
a.
to experience bliss or euphoria: Just give them some bean sprouts and a little tofu and they bliss out.
b.
to cause to become blissful or euphoric: a recording guaranteed to bliss out every Mozart fan.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English blisse, Old English bliss, blīths, equivalent to blīthe blithe + -s suffix

blissless, adjective


1. See happiness.


1. misery.
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Bliss

[blis]
noun
1.
Sir Arthur (Edward Drummond) 1891–1975, English composer.
2.
Tasker [tas-ker] , Howard, 1853–1930, U.S. general.
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bliss (blɪs)
 
n
1.  perfect happiness; serene joy
2.  the ecstatic joy of heaven
 
[Old English blīths; related to blītheblithe, Old Saxon blīdsea bliss]
 
'blissless
 
adj

Bliss (blɪs)
 
n
Sir Arthur. 1891--1975, British composer; Master of the Queen's Musick (1953--75). His works include the Colour Symphony (1922), film and ballet music, and a cello concerto (1970)

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bliss
O.E. bliðs "bliss, merriment, happiness, grace, favor," from P.Gmc. *blithsjo, from *blithiz "gentle, kind" + *-tjo noun suffix. Associated with blithe (q.v.).
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Example sentences
Livy always played the comically tragic single sidekick to Ramona, whose life
  was the picture of connubial bliss.
Marketers increasingly use technology to determine what gives consumers bliss.
The short interludes of sleep were brief snatches of stolen bliss.
The moon is for the bliss and comfort of lovers, and such dreams and
  rememberings as oldsters may still find.
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