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blessed

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adjective bless·ed \ˈble-səd\

Simple Definition of blessed

  • : having a sacred nature : connected with God

  • : very welcome, pleasant, or appreciated

  • —used to make a statement more forceful

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of blessed

  1. 1 a :  held in reverence :  venerated <the blessed saints> b :  honored in worship :  hallowed <the blessed Trinity> c :  beatific <a blessed visitation>

  2. 2 :  of or enjoying happiness; specifically :  enjoying the bliss of heaven —used as a title for a beatified person

  3. 3 :  bringing pleasure, contentment, or good fortune

  4. 4 —used as an intensive <never had one blessed minute of instruction — Charles Scribner Jr.>

blessedly

adverb

blessedness

noun

Examples of blessed in a sentence

  1. The rain brought blessed relief from the heat.

  2. He spent his weekend in blessed freedom.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of blessed

before 12th century

Variants of blessed

also

blest

play \ˈblest\

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms


BLESSED Defined for Kids

blessed

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adjective bless·ed \ˈble-səd, ˈblest\

Definition of blessed for Students

  1. 1 :  holy 1

  2. 2 :  enjoying happiness

blessedness

\ˈble-səd-nəs\ noun




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