bliss

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Bliss

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bliss, from Old English bliss, variant of earlier blīds, blīþs (joy, gladness), from Proto-West Germanic *blīþisi (joy, goodness, kindness).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bliss (countable and uncountable, plural blisses)

  1. perfect happiness

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier blīds, blīþs, from Proto-West Germanic *blīþisi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bliss f

  1. joy, bliss

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: blys, blice, blisce, blise, blesse
    • English: bliss