bless·ed adjective \ˈble-səd\
: having a sacred nature : connected with God
: very welcome, pleasant, or appreciated
—used to make a statement more forceful
a : held in reverence : venerated <the blessed saints>
b : honored in worship : hallowed <the blessed Trinity>
c : beatific <a blessed visitation>
: of or enjoying happiness; specifically : enjoying the bliss of heaven —used as a title for a beatified person
: bringing pleasure, contentment, or good fortune
—used as an intensive <never had one blessed minute of instruction — Charles Scribner Jr.>
— bless·ed·ly adverb
— bless·ed·ness noun
Examples of BLESSED
- The rain brought blessed relief from the heat.
- He spent his weekend in blessed freedom.
First Known Use of BLESSED
before 12th century
Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms
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