ignorance is bliss

ignorance is bliss


  • to not get affected by something that is not known
  • to miss facts about issues because of not knowing about something
  • to not care because something is not known or clear

Example Sentences

  1. The farmers were using these pesticides in their fields without even considering the harmful effects it has on the land. Ignorance is bliss.
  2. I was wonderfully happy using my drier every day and ignorance was bliss until I found out how much electricity it consumed.
  3. The topic that I wanted to touch upon today is the solar energy creation. So far, for the masses ignorance has been bliss but no more.
  4. In their partnership ignorance was bliss where one partner had no idea about how his name was getting dragged in the illegal work by the other.
  5. You cannot claim ignorance is bliss and use your car even for such short distances. You can walk or cycle to this place every day.
  6. For these people, ignorance has been bliss. Every year they cast their votes to the politician who pays them the most.


The phrase has been around since the 18th century at least and is popularly used for the masses who are not vigilant about several social and environmental issues.

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AuthorTony Ghia writes on 5th December 2018

“Ignorance is bliss,
that is what the ignorant say,
but ignorance you ignorant fool,
is what make you old and gray.”

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