noun Etymology: Middle English blisse, from Old English bliss; akin to Old English blīthe blithe Date: before 12th century 1. complete happiness 2. paradise, heaven

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  • Bliss — can be a state of profound spiritual satisfaction, happiness or joy, often associated with religious ideas of the afterlife.Bliss is also a natural, neurophysiological experience, potentially cultivatable, for which the drug Ecstasy (MDMA) serves …   Wikipedia

  • BLISS — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Aaron Bliss (1837–1906), US amerikanischer Politiker Arthur Bliss (1891–1975), englischer Komponist Brian Bliss (* 1965), US amerikanischer Fußballspieler Caroline Bliss (* 1961), britische Schauspielerin… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bliss — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Aaron T. Bliss (1837–1906), US amerikanischer Politiker Arthur Bliss (1891–1975), englischer Komponist Boti Bliss (* 1975), US amerikanische Schauspielerin Brian Bliss (* 1965), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bliss — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Wikcionario Wikcionario tiene definiciones para bliss. Contenido …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bliss — (англ. «блаженство»): Bliss (песня) сингл Muse Bliss (фотография) фон рабочего стола WinXP Bliss (альбом) альбом Ванессы Паради Bliss (песня Paul Gilbert) песня исполнителя Paul Gilbert …   Википедия

  • bliss — bliss; bliss·ful; bliss·less; bliss·ful·ly; bliss·ful·ness; …   English syllables

  • bliss — [blıs] n [U] [: Old English;] perfect happiness or enjoyment domestic/wedded/marital bliss ▪ Mr Lowe has just celebrated six months of wedded bliss to his sweetheart Ellen. ▪ I didn t have to get up till 11 it was sheer bliss …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bliss — (bl[i^]s), n.; pl. {Blisses} (bl[i^]s [e^]z). [OE. blis, blisse, AS. blis, bl[=i][eth]s, fr. bl[=i][eth]e blithe. See {Blithe}.] Orig., blithesomeness; gladness; now, the highest degree of happiness; blessedness; exalted felicity; heavenly joy.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bliss — [ blıs ] noun uncount complete happiness: marital bliss Two weeks just lying on a hot beach. What bliss! …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Bliss — Bliss, ID U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 275 Housing Units (2000): 147 Land area (2000): 0.517141 sq. miles (1.339388 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.517141 sq. miles (1.339388 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • bliss — [blis] n. [ME blisse < OE bliss, bliths, joy < blithe,BLITHE] 1. great joy or happiness 2. spiritual joy; heavenly rapture 3. any cause of bliss vi., vt. ☆ Slang to experience or produce ecstasy or intense pleasure or satisfaction from or… …   English World dictionary

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