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.
Origin and Etymology of blessed
First Known Use: before 12th century
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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