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 created by universal beings in partnership with human beings to contribute to the fasttrack creation of optimum health, stability, human rights, the collective plan for the evolution of humanity, 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 creating 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. Maddalena Casteletti:

    Technology is a blessing and a curse, i got contacted by 100 people that day.

  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. H.W. Mann:

    True friends, love you unconditionally, have no ulterior motives, want what is best for you, are honest with you. True friends don’t always tell you what you want to hear. True friends tell you what you need to hear. True friends are a blessing.

  4. Yiovanni Lopez:

    We plead to God that he gives us our child because that is a blessing that my wife left for us.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Never misconcept blessing to be only money/riches. For, every living and healthy human is doubly blessed. So, do glorify God.

Images & Illustrations of blessing

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