bliss

blissless, adj.
/blis/, n.
1. supreme happiness; utter joy or contentment: wedded bliss.
2. Theol. the joy of heaven.
3. heaven; paradise: the road to eternal bliss.
4. Archaic. a cause of great joy or happiness.
v.t., v.i.
5. Slang. bliss out,
a. to experience bliss or euphoria: Just give them some bean sprouts and a little tofu and they bliss out.
b. to cause to become blissful or euphoric: a recording guaranteed to bliss out every Mozart fan.
[bef. 1000; ME blisse, OE bliss, bliths, equiv. to blithe BLITHE + -s suffix]
Syn. 1. See happiness.
Ant. 1. misery.

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(as used in expressions)
Bliss Sir Arthur Edward Drummond
Bliss Tasker Howard
Bliss William Dwight Porter
Bowles Chester Bliss

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