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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bliss, blissfulness, cloud nine, seventh heaven, walking on airnoun

    a state of extreme happiness

Wiktionary

  1. blissnoun

    perfect happiness

  2. blissverb

    To be extremely happy, to be blissful

  3. Blissnoun

    An English surname originating as a nickname.

  4. Blissnoun

    A unisex given name from English.

    "Mother doesn't seem to especially like her little granddaughter as it is, even named 'Edna Louise'. D'you think she's going to like her better, named 'Bliss' like some sexpot pop star or some Indian-mystic asshole-charlatan?"

  5. Blissnoun

    a programming language used for systems programming primarily on computers produced by Digital Equipment Corporation. Bliss is a parallel language to C, both being derived from B and BCPL

  6. Blissnoun

    A ghost town in California.

  7. Blissnoun

    A city and town in Idaho.

  8. Etymology: From bliðs, from blīþisjō, from + -tjo. see blithe.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. BLISSnoun

    Etymology: blisse, Sax. from bliðasian, to rejoice.

    A mighty Saviour hath witnessed of himself, I am the way; the way that leadeth us from misery into bliss. Richard Hooker, b. i.

    Dim sadness did not spare
    That time celestial visages; yet, mix’d
    With pity, violated not their bliss. Par. Lost, b. x. l. 25.

    With me
    All my redeem’d may dwell, in joy and bliss. Par. Lost, b. xi.

    Condition, circumstance is not the thing;
    Bliss is the same in subject or in king. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blissnoun

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

Freebase

  1. BLISS

    BLISS is a system programming language developed at Carnegie Mellon University by W. A. Wulf, D. B. Russell, and A. N. Habermann around 1970. It was perhaps the best known systems programming language right up until C made its debut a few years later. Since then, C took off and BLISS faded into obscurity. When C was in its infancy, a few projects within Bell Labs were debating the merits of BLISS vs. C. BLISS is a typeless block-structured language based on expressions rather than statements, and includes constructs for exception handling, coroutines, and macros. It does not include a goto statement. The name is variously said to be short for "Basic Language for Implementation of System Software" or "System Software Implementation Language, Backwards". It was sometimes called "Bill's Language for Implementing System Software", after Bill Wulf. The original Carnegie Mellon compiler was notable for its extensive use of optimizations, and formed the basis of the classic book The Design of an Optimizing Compiler. DEC developed and maintained BLISS compilers for the PDP-10, PDP-11, DEC Alpha, DEC PRISM, Intel IA-32, Intel IA-64, and VAX, and used it heavily in-house into the 1980s; most of the utility programs for the VMS operating system were written in BLISS-32.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bliss

    blis, n. the highest happiness: the special happiness of heaven, heaven.—adj. Bliss′ful.—adv. Bliss′fully.—n. Bliss′fulness.—adj. Bliss′less, without bliss. [A.S. blíðs, blíðe, Blithe.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Bliss

    Is happiness at its peak.

    Emeasoba George


    Submitted by emeasoba_g on February 22, 2018  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bliss in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bliss in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bliss in a Sentence

  1. Mickey Mehta:

    This created  universe is a ceaseless dance of the molecules and all that is required for bliss is harmony order and balance so friends let our new prayer be only for harmony order and balance which will MickeyMize your life.

  2. Amit Ray:

    World is a multi-dimensional reality. At lower level it is full with unconsciousness and competitiveness. At higher level it is full with beauty, bliss and divinity. Focus on higher dimensions.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    An appreciating heart radiates happiness. Gratitude fills your life with bliss and joyfulness.

  4. Xavier Becerra:

    I walked through Fort Bliss. I walked through the lodging area for boys and girls. We keep the boys and girls separate. I saw no issue with the attire, apparel for the kids.

  5. Dana Pittard:

    Fort Bliss by population is in the top five installations in the U.S. Army, there is plenty of space. There are places you can put the Afghan immigrants and keep them secluded until you do the proper checks … so, there’s lots of room.

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