beatific


be·atif·ic

adjective \ˌbē-ə-ˈti-fik\

: showing complete happiness

Full Definition of BEATIFIC

1
:  of, possessing, or imparting beatitude
2
:  having a blissful appearance <a beatific smile>
be·atif·i·cal·ly \-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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