blissfully ignorant

This page is about the collocation blissfully ignorant

collocation pattern: adverb + adjective


unaware of something that might sadden or disturb you if you knew about it

For example

  • We sat on the beach, blissfully ignorant of the tsunami racing towards us.

  • Are the rich really so blissfully ignorant of what life's like for the poor, or do they simply not care?

Similar collocations include "blissfully unaware (of)" and "blissful ignorance"

Quick Quiz

I was blissfully ignorant of my husband's affair. I

a. hadn't realised what he was doing

b. had never experienced bliss before

c. was blissful when I ignored his affair

Contributor: Matt Errey