Definition of blessed
- the blessed saints
- the blessed Trinity
- a blessed visitation
- the blessed Virgin Mary
- a blessed event
- never had one blessed minute of instruction
- —Charles Scribner Jr.
The rain brought blessed relief from the heat.
He spent his weekend in blessed freedom.
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agreeable, congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, good, grateful, gratifying, heavenly, jolly, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pretty, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, tasty, welcome;
: having a sacred nature : connected with God
: very welcome, pleasant, or appreciated
—used to make a statement more forceful
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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