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blissful (ˈblɪsfʊl Pronunciation for blissful



  1. serenely joyful or glad
  2. See blissful ignorance

Derived Forms

ˈblissfully adverb
ˈblissfulness noun

Translations for 'blissful'

  • British English: blissful A blissful situation or period of time is one in which you are extremely happy. ADJECTIVEWe spent a blissful week together.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: maravilhoso
  • Chinese: 极乐的极極乐樂的
  • European Spanish: dichoso dichosa
  • French: merveilleux merveilleuse
  • German: herrlich
  • Italian: stupendo stupenda
  • Japanese: とても幸福な
  • Korean: 더없이 행복한
  • Portuguese: maravilhoso maravilhosa
  • Spanish: dichoso dichosa

Example Sentences Including 'blissful'

Alone and frightened though I was, I couldn't face my friends and their blissful ignorance - still less endanger their lives.
Pritchard, John Night Sisters
Even so, six months after the first op, I was able to spend a blissful week in Venice.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
He has campaigned on a Harley and puffs on a cigar in blissful defiance of political correctness.
Misc (1998)
How Does It Make You Feel restored the peaceful, blissful equilibrium.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
I had a blissful relationship with Paul and thought we would be together forever.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
Rather than give free rein to destruction, he wants to regain the blissful communion he once knew with mother.
Friday, Nancy Jealousy
Tara was blissful with Finn, happier than Rose would have imagined she could be.
Cathy Kelly JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
That's what you pay agents for, to do the worrying for you and keep you in blissful ignorance.
Anita Anderson SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
The third volume of this literary magazine with 10 short stories has a jazzed-up cover, indicating blissful optimism.
India Today (1997)


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