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Definition of "bliss" []

  • Extreme happiness; ecstasy. (noun)
  • The ecstasy of salvation; spiritual joy. (noun)
  • Bliss out Slang To go into a state of ecstasy. (phrasal-verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bliss" in a sentence
  • "Our bliss, as far as the term bliss applies to a slave's situation, was now complete in this respect, for a season; for never had we been so pleasantly situated before; but, reader, behold its cruel termination."
  • "If this propaganda bliss is anything like their last one:"
  • "Instead, when my heartis burdened by tragedy or in bliss reaching new milestones my penflows in flurries, in agile verse, in melodic turns and phrases."