Definition of blissfully in English:



  • 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. 1.1 In a way that provides perfect happiness or great joy:
      ‘the inn was blissfully peaceful’
    2. 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’