Definitions for beatitudebiˈæt ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

be•at•i•tudebiˈæt ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud(n.)

  1. supreme blessedness; exalted happiness.

  2. (often cap.) any of the declarations of blessedness pronounced by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount.

    Category: Bible

Origin of beatitude:

1375–1425; late ME < L beātitūdō perfect happiness =beāti- (see beatific ) +-tūdō-tude

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blessedness, beatitude, beatification(noun)

    a state of supreme happiness

  2. Beatitude(noun)

    one of the eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount; in Latin each saying begins with `beatus' (blessed)

    "her favorite Beatitude is `Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth'"

Wiktionary

  1. beatitude(Noun)

    Supreme, utmost bliss and happiness.

  2. beatitude(Noun)

    Any one of the Biblical blessings given by Jesus in Matthew 5:3u201312. E.g.: "Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth"(Matthew 5:5).

  3. Origin: From béatitude, from beatitudo, from beatus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beatitude(noun)

    felicity of the highest kind; consummate bliss

  2. Beatitude(noun)

    any one of the nine declarations (called the Beatitudes), made in the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. v. 3-12), with regard to the blessedness of those who are distinguished by certain specified virtues

  3. Beatitude(noun)

    beatification

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. beatitude

    A rare and evanescent mental state caused by the reception of money that one has not earned. Synonyms: Windfall, remittance.

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