Bliss, n.; pl. Blisses (#). [OE. blis, blisse, AS. blis, blis, fr. blie blithe. See Blithe.]

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

An then at last our bliss Full and perfect is. Milton.

Syn. -- Blessedness; felicity; beatitude; happiness; joy; enjoyment. See Happiness.


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