Definitions for blessedˈblɛs ɪd; esp. for 3,7 blɛst
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bless•edˈblɛs ɪd; esp. for 3,7 blɛst(adj.)
consecrated; sacred; sanctified.
worthy of adoration, reverence, or worship:
the Blessed Trinity.
blessed with common sense.
bringing happiness and thankfulness:
the blessed assurance of a steady income.
(used as an intensifier):
every blessed cent.
Origin of blessed:
highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)
"our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income"
worthy of worship
"the Blessed Trinity"
blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal(adj)
expletives used informally as intensifiers
"he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance"
Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration
enjoying the bliss of heaven
characterized by happiness and good fortune
"a blessed time"
Having divine aid, or protection, or other blessing.
In Catholicism, a title indicating the beatification of a person, thus allowing public veneration of those who have lived in sanctity or died as martyrs.
Held in veneration; revered.
Worthy of worship; holy.
An intensifier; damned.
Not one blessed person offered to help me out.
hallowed; consecrated; worthy of blessing or adoration; heavenly; holy
enjoying happiness or bliss; favored with blessings; happy; highly favored
imparting happiness or bliss; fraught with happiness; blissful; joyful
enjoying, or pertaining to, spiritual happiness, or heavenly felicity; as, the blessed in heaven
used euphemistically, ironically, or intensively
Translations for blessed
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the Blessed Virgin.
- geseënde, goddelikeAfrikaans
- santoPortuguese (BR)
- püha, õnnisEstonian
- santo, benedettoItalian
- šventas(is), palaimintasLithuanian
- velsignet, hellig; saligNorwegian
- پاک ، مقدسPashto
- 受上帝祝福的，神聖的Chinese (Trad.)
- مقدس ، متبرکUrdu
- thần thánhVietnamese
- 神圣的Chinese (Simp.)
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