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1In a manner characterized by extreme happiness or joy:‘they are blissfully in love’‘tucked up in bed, blissfully asleep’
- ‘He is blissfully shocked to see his son alive and well.’
- ‘We're expected to blissfully nod our heads in acceptance of the entertainment, as every single main character dies a miserable, painful death.’
- ‘My oxygen lackadaisically floats away while I meander blissfully along the last few yards of the surface leading to Everest's crest.’
- ‘The story is of a French army captain and his wife, who are blissfully married.’
- ‘They remain unchallenged and blissfully satisfied because the fundamental principles that guide the creation of their music remain unquestioned.’
- ‘Othello arrives and is blissfully reunited with Desdemona before confirming the destruction of the Turkish fleet.’
- ‘Later, while working as a dairymaid on a prosperous farm, she becomes blissfully engaged to the clergyman's son.’
- ‘A blissfully smiling woman reclines on the bed, pregnant, her mate's hand on her belly.’
- ‘They are, as all honeymooners should be, blissfully happy.’
- ‘He enlists the art-house talents of Maggie and Tony, cinema's most blissfully yearning on-screen couple.’
- 1.1 In a way that provides perfect happiness or great joy:‘the inn was blissfully peaceful’
- 1.2 In a way that shows a lack of knowledge or understanding of something bad:‘I was blissfully unaware of the financial consequences’‘there's something to be said for being blissfully ignorant’
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