- (transitive) To make blissful or happy; fill with or impart bliss to
- 1840, Henry Wright, Retrospective Sketch:
- True goodness infallibly blissens the bosom in which it assumes an influential position.
- 1860, Anne Bowman, Esperanza: My Journey Thither and what I Found There, page 314:
- All solemnly and thankfully
I feel its blissening power
As ringing out victoriously.
- 1846, The American Whig Review, volume 3, page 377:
- I very unceremoniously hid her in my heart and took her to my room to blissen my dreams.
- 1969, Robert Owen, The New Moral World, volume 8, page 375:
- Why the immense self-pleasure that mental culture would afford, and the blissening consciousness of doing good with it to those around him.