What does blessing mean?

Definitions for blessing
ˈblɛs ɪŋbless·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word blessing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blessing, approval, approving(noun)

    the formal act of approving

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

  2. blessing, boon(noun)

    a desirable state

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

  3. grace, blessing, thanksgiving(noun)

    a short prayer of thanks before a meal

    "their youngest son said grace"

  4. benediction, blessing(noun)

    a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection

  5. blessing, benediction(noun)

    the act of praying for divine protection

Wiktionary

  1. blessing(Noun)

    some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward.

    Etymology: From bletsung

  2. blessing(Noun)

    a pronouncement invoking divine aid.

    Etymology: From bletsung

  3. blessing(Noun)

    good fortune.

    Etymology: From bletsung

  4. blessing(Noun)

    a modern pagan ceremony.

    Etymology: From bletsung

  5. blessing(Noun)

    the act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.

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

    Etymology: From bletsung

  6. blessing(Noun)

    a thing one is glad of

    Etymology: From bletsung

  7. blessing(Noun)

    a prayer before a meal; grace

    Etymology: From bletsung

  8. blessing(Noun)

    a group of unicorns.

    Etymology: From bletsung

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blessing

    of Bless

  2. Blessing(verb)

    the act of one who blesses

  3. Blessing(verb)

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

  4. Blessing(verb)

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

  5. Blessing(verb)

    a gift

  6. Blessing(verb)

    grateful praise or worship

Freebase

  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  

How to pronounce blessing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say blessing in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Allyson Felix:

    It’s my first 400 title, it's a huge blessing.

  2. Kevin Hart:

    Normally, I'm in and out so it's been a real blessing just to be around and talk, converse, you know, and just kind of be with the fam through these months, so this is the first time that I've ever been here this much through a pregnancy in general in my life. So it's been refreshing.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Religion is not a form of destruction in itself, but a blessing to those who have faith within them.

  4. Psalm 3711 TLB Bible:

    But all who humble themselves before the Lord shall be given every blessing and shall have wonderful peace.

  5. David Pilgrim:

    I am blessed to travel this country to talk about racism. Yes, its a blessing, but in every place someone says, ‘If you stop talking about race, racism will go away.’ That doesn’t even make stupid sense. The reality is that we talk about race all the time, in corridors, in offices, at ballgames, but we do not often talk about it in places where our ideas are challenged.”

Images & Illustrations of blessing

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