Definition of bliss noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//blɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//blɪs//
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  • [uncountable] extreme happiness married/wedded/domestic bliss My idea of bliss is a month in the Bahamas. Swimming on a hot day is sheer bliss.
  • Word OriginOld English blīths, bliss, of Germanic origin; related to blithe.Extra examples The first six months of marriage were sheer bliss. They’re celebrating 25 years of wedded bliss. married/​wedded/​domestic blissIdioms (saying) if you do not know about something, you cannot worry about it Some doctors believe ignorance is bliss and don't give their patients all the facts.
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