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blessing

noun bless·ing

: approval that allows or helps you to do something

: help and approval from God

: something that helps you or brings happiness

Full Definition of BLESSING

1
a :  the act or words of one that blesses
b :  approval, encouragement
2
:  a thing conducive to happiness or welfare
3
:  grace said at a meal

Examples of BLESSING

  1. Presumably he was acting with the government's blessing.
  2. They got married without their parents' blessing.
  3. We asked the Lord's blessing on us and on our project.
  4. He said a blessing before the meal.

First Known Use of BLESSING

before 12th century
BLESSING Defined for Kids

blessing

noun bless·ing \ˈble-sing\

Definition of BLESSING for Kids

1
:  the act of someone who blesses
2
:  approval <Voters gave their blessing to the plan.>
3
:  something that makes a person happy or content <We enjoy the blessings of peace.>
4
:  a short prayer <She said a blessing before dinner.>

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