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beatific

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adjective be·atif·ic \ˌbē-ə-ˈti-fik\

Simple Definition of beatific

  • : showing complete happiness

Full Definition of beatific

  1. 1 :  of, possessing, or imparting beatitude

  2. 2 :  having a blissful appearance <a beatific smile>

be·atif·i·cal·ly play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of beatific

Latin beatificus making happy, from beatus happy, from past participle of beare to bless; perhaps akin to Latin bonus good — more at bounty


First Known Use: 1640


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