What does blessing mean?

Definitions for blessing
ˈblɛs ɪŋbless·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blessing, approval, approvingnoun

    the formal act of approving

    "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

  2. blessing, boonnoun

    a desirable state

    "enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors"

  3. grace, blessing, thanksgivingnoun

    a short prayer of thanks before a meal

    "their youngest son said grace"

  4. benediction, blessingnoun

    a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection

  5. blessing, benedictionnoun

    the act of praying for divine protection


  1. blessingnoun

    some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward.

    Etymology: From bletsung

  2. blessingnoun

    a pronouncement invoking divine aid.

    Etymology: From bletsung

  3. blessingnoun

    good fortune.

    Etymology: From bletsung

  4. blessingnoun

    a modern pagan ceremony.

    Etymology: From bletsung

  5. blessingnoun

    the act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.

    We will not proceed without the executive director's blessing.

    Etymology: From bletsung

  6. blessingnoun

    a thing one is glad of

    Etymology: From bletsung

  7. blessingnoun

    a prayer before a meal; grace

    Etymology: From bletsung

  8. blessingnoun

    a group of unicorns.

    Etymology: From bletsung

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blessing

    of Bless

  2. Blessingverb

    the act of one who blesses

  3. Blessingverb

    a declaration of divine favor, or an invocation imploring divine favor on some or something; a benediction; a wish of happiness pronounces

  4. Blessingverb

    a means of happiness; that which promotes prosperity and welfare; a beneficent gift

  5. Blessingverb

    a gift

  6. Blessingverb

    grateful praise or worship


  1. Blessing

    A blessing, is the infusion of something with holiness, spiritual redemption, divine will, or one's hope or approval.

Editors Contribution

  1. blessing

    A divine gift or opportunity cocreated by universal beings in partnership with human beings to contribute to the fasttrack creation of optimum health, stability, right to life, human rights, the collective plan for the evolution of humanity, universes truth and shared prosperity for all in order of priority.

    We are so grateful for blessings we are receiving now on planet earth, we all know in our souls we are cocreating optimum health for everyone, peace, harmony, shared prosperity for all, human rights and freedom for all.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 10, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blessing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blessing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of blessing in a Sentence

  1. Ben Roethlisberger:

    It's tough, but I'm proud to play with these guys, god has blessed me with an ability to throw a football and has blessed me to play in the greatest city in Pittsburgh with the greatest fans and the greatest football team and players, and it has just truly been a blessing, and I'm so thankful to Him for the opportunity that He's given me.

  2. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

    What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily as we open and shut our eyes.

  3. Elisa Vazquez:

    I hope Francis brings us some blessing, especially for our government, so that it put an end to corruption which takes its toll on the humble and the poor.

  4. Sergey Ryakhovskiy:

    Today we are witnessing evangelical churches in different regions of the country being put under pressure, we believe that it is not only our legal right, but also that the blessing of our land and prosperity of the people directly depend on how much the country and the people are open to preaching the gospel.

  5. Lamar Odom:

    I am still deeply in love with my ex wife, but, then again, I have to live in a rational space. If it's just being her friend, then that's a blessing in itself. If it goes further, than that, of course that's the icing on the cake.

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