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blessedness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blessedness

  1. 1 a feeling or state of well-being and contentment <the proud parents can scarcely describe the blessedness of having four healthy children> Synonyms beatitude, happiness, bliss, blissfulness, felicity, gladness, joy, warm fuzziesRelated Words elatedness, elation, exhilaration, exultation, high, intoxication; ecstasy, euphoria, glory, heaven, nirvana, paradise, rapture, rapturousness, ravishment, seventh heaven, transport; delectation, delight, enjoyment, pleasure; cheer, cheerfulness, comfort, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), gladsomeness, glee, gleefulness, jocundity, jollity, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartedness, merriness, mirth; content, contentedness, gratification, satisfaction, triumphNear Antonyms agony, anguish, desolation, joylessness, sorrow, sufferance, woe, woefulness; blues, cheerlessness, dejection, depression, desolateness, despondency, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, gloom, gloominess, melancholy, mournfulness, plaintiveness; Gehenna, hell, purgatoryAntonyms calamity, ill-being, misery, sadness, unhappiness, wretchedness

  2. 2 the quality or state of being spiritually pure or virtuous <Mother Teresa's renowned blessedness made her an obvious candidate for sainthood> Synonyms holiness, devoutness, godliness, piety, piousness, sainthood, saintliness, saintship, sanctityRelated Words asceticism, devotion, morality, prayerfulness, religiousness, spirituality; priestliness; goodness, rectitude, righteousness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousness; consecration, sacrednessNear Antonyms blasphemousness, irreverence, sacrilegiousness; depravedness, depravity, evilness, heinousness, monstrosity, sinfulness, vileness, wickedness; hypocrisy, sanctimoniousness, sanctimonyAntonyms godlessness, impiety, ungodliness, unholiness




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