beatitude


be·at·i·tude

noun \bē-ˈa-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of BEATITUDE

1
a :  a state of utmost bliss
b —used as a title for a primate especially of an Eastern church
2
:  any of the declarations made in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:3–11) beginning in the Authorized Version Blessed are

Examples of BEATITUDE

  1. <not from earthly riches but from the milk of human kindness comes true beatitude>

Origin of BEATITUDE

Latin beatitudo, from beatus
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Forms of Address Terms

appellation, brethren, emeritus, esquire, sire, sous

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