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bliss

bliss

 
 
pronunciation:
blIs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: extreme or supreme happiness.
She loved her husband, but her marriage was not filled with the bliss she'd expected.
synonyms:
ecstasy, exaltation, felicity, joy, rapture
antonyms:
anguish, misery
similar words:
delectation, delight, elation, enjoyment, exhilaration, happiness, heaven, jubilation, jubilee
definition 2: religious ecstasy; perfect enlightenment.
The monk's face shone with bliss.
synonyms:
beatitude, ecstasy
similar words:
enlightenment, exaltation, joy, jubilee, nirvana, peace, rapture, satori, serenity
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derivations: blissful (adj.), blissfully (adv.), blissfulness (n.)
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