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, 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

Wiktionary

  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

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  

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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. Hurricane MichaelBut Frazier:

    The people who came, that was the biggest blessing to us, i didn't see nobody in panic mode. Nobody was in tears about being hungry.

  2. Donald Trump:

    People don't realize the Korean War has not ended. It's going on right now. And they are discussing an end to the war. Subject to a deal, they have my blessing and they do have my blessing to discuss that.

  3. Nritya Gopal Das:

    It is the blessing of God that in this present environment and situation we have Modi.

  4. Chrissy Teigen:

    The most uncomfortable I’ve ever been on set was having to model coats, i am the most comfortable in my own skin, literally, just my own skin. I don’t know what it is, but I think sometimes pieces of clothing can be unflattering… I actually am better in less clothing. It’s a blessing and a curse.

  5. Psalm 3711 TLB Bible:

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

Images & Illustrations of blessing

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