Definition of blessed
2 : of or enjoying happiness; specifically, Christianity : enjoying the bliss of heaven —used as a title for a beatified person the blessed Virgin Mary
3 : bringing pleasure, contentment, or good fortune a blessed event
4 —used as an intensive never had one blessed minute of instruction — Charles Scribner Jr.
Examples of blessed in a Sentence
The rain brought blessed relief from the heat.
He spent his weekend in blessed freedom.
Recent Examples of blessed from the Web
The new nickname lasted a week before it was ridiculed into blessed oblivion.
The Baywatch star, 29, Instagrammed a sporty photo of himself and his younger – and equally genetically blessed –
Azeneth Rodriguez wasn’t as blessed as the 12-year-old, who escaped harm.
This is a blessed march, this is a march for justice.
My wife, Kay, and I are truly thankful and truly blessed to be a part of the Bethel community.
The states that get the perks are the neediest, taking from the most blessed.
Beyond blessed to receive an offer from The University of Alabama !!
In addition, the youth were doubly blessed when Andrew Oghinan, Harry Oghinan, Tony Chinye and Ola Olaigbe formed Solutions Charities, and through the organization presented three graduating high school seniors with $1,000 each.
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BLESSED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blessed for English Language Learners
: having a sacred nature : connected with God
: very welcome, pleasant, or appreciated
—used to make a statement more forceful
BLESSED Defined for Kids
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