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blessed

adjective
variants: also blest

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 of, relating to, or being God
  • a prayer to the blessed Savior

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2 set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God
  • statues honoring an array of blessed saints are scattered throughout the cathedral

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3 giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses
  • the blessed sight of home after a long journey

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blessed

verb
variants: also blest
past tense of bless

Synonyms & Antonyms of blessed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make holy through prayers or ritual
  • the priest blessed the water, thus allowing it to be used as holy water for various rites

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3 to furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute
  • blessed with a knack for glib conversation

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The first known use of blessed was before the 12th century

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“Blessed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blessed. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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