Definition of Bliss

1. Noun. A state of extreme happiness.

Exact synonyms: Blissfulness, Cloud Nine, Seventh Heaven, Walking On Air
Specialized synonyms: Ecstasy, Rapture
Generic synonyms: Elation
Derivative terms: Blissful, Walk On Air



Definition of Bliss

1. n. Orig., blithesomeness; gladness; now, the highest degree of happiness; blessedness; exalted felicity; heavenly joy.

Definition of Bliss

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English from=Middle English) ¹

2. Proper noun. (rare) (or=female male given name). ¹

3. Proper noun. (computing) a programming language used for systems programming primarily on computers produced by w:Digital Equipment Corporation Digital Equipment Corporation. Bliss is a parallel language to C, both being derived from B and BCPL ¹

4. Noun. perfect happiness ¹

5. Verb. (context: usually bliss out) To be extremely happy, to be blissful ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bliss

1. to experience or produce ecstasy [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bliss

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blintze
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bliny
blip
blipped
blipping
blippy
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blipsters
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blirt
blirts
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bliss ninny
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bliss up
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blissfully
blissfulness
blissfulnesses
blissing
blissless

Literary usage of Bliss

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1878)
"Stephen Bliss, of Wilbraham, son of Ebenezer and Joanna Bliss, ... Hannah Bliss died May 8, 1810. The families of the sons (see pages 17 and 18). ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It is a work of the kings of Juda, if not of Solomon, but, as Bliss has remarked, ... Bliss followed the eastern wall of Mount Sion for only 650 feet, ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Bliss married early, and a son John, bom in 1724, proceeded BA at Oxford 11 March ... A short notice of Bliss exists in manuscript in я copy of Thomae ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"SJ BARNETT THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY THE TRANSMISSION OF POTATO MOSAIC THROUGH THE TUBER MOSAIC of the potato is very prevalent in Bermuda on the Bliss ..."

5. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1897)
"THE REALMS OF Bliss. ... of pantomimes sees the illuminators of the Abode of Bliss and Hall of Prismatic Splendour nimbly moving behind the canvas, ..."

6. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"There was some further correspondence with Bliss, then about the 2ist of January ... Bliss had been particularly anxious to meet him personally and was a ..."

7. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"CHAPTER XLII THE REALMS OF Bliss YOU know —all good boys and girls at Christinas kno»-!-- before the last scene of the pantomime, when the Goc»! i- ascends ..."

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