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blessed (root: bless)


Adjective, Noun
219 in 205 verses (in OT : 136 in 127 verses) (in NT : 83 in 78 verses)


  •  Hallowed; consecrated; worthy of blessing or adoration; heavenly; holy.  [1913 Webster]
    "O, run; prevent them with thy humble ode,
    And lay it lowly at his blessed feet.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Enjoying happiness or bliss; favored with blessings; happy; highly favored.  [1913 Webster]
    "All generations shall call me blessed."  [1913 Webster]
    "Towards England's blessed shore."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Imparting happiness or bliss; fraught with happiness; blissful; joyful.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Enjoying, or pertaining to, spiritual happiness, or heavenly felicity; as, the blessed in heaven.  [1913 Webster]
    "Reverenced like a blessed saint."  [1913 Webster]
    "Cast out from God and blessed vision."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Beatified.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Used euphemistically, ironically, or intensively.  [1913 Webster]
    "Not a blessed man came to set her [a boat] free."  [1913 Webster]


blessed, adj. (also poet. blest)
1 a consecrated (Blessed Sacrament). b revered.
2 (usu. foll. by with) often iron. fortunate (in the possession of) (blessed with good health; blessed with children).
3 euphem. cursed; damned (blessed nuisance!).
4 a in paradise. b RC Ch. a title given to a dead person as an acknowledgement of his or her holy life; beatified.
5 bringing happiness; blissful (blessed ignorance).

blessedly adv.



Elysian, Olympian, absolute, auspicious, beaming, beatific, beatified, beatitude, blamed, blankety-blank, blasted, blessed with luck, blessedness, bliss, blissful, blooming, canonized, capering, celestial, cheerful, chirping, confounded, consecrated, cursed, cussed, dadburned, dancing, danged, darn, darned, dashed, dedicated, deuced, devoted, doggone, doggoned, downright, ethereal, extramundane, extraterrestrial, favored, flushed with joy, fortunate, from on high, gay, glad, glorified, glowing, goldanged, goldarned, goshdarn, hallowed, happy, heavenly, in glory, in luck, infernal, joyful, joyous, laughing, leaping, lucky, otherworldly, outright, paradisaic, paradisal, paradisiac, paradisic, perfect, positive, providential, purring, radiant, regular, ruddy, sacred, sainted, saintly, sanctified, set apart, singing, smiling, smirking, sparkling, starry-eyed, supernal, thrice happy, transcendental, transmundane, unearthly, unmitigated, unworldly




N pleasure, gratification, enjoyment, fruition, oblectation, delectation, delection, relish, zest, gusto, satisfaction, complacency, well-being, good, snugness, comfort, ease, cushion, sans souci, without worry, mind at ease, joy, gladness, delight, glee, cheer, sunshine, cheerfulness, treat, refreshment, amusement, luxury, mens sana in corpore sano, a sound mind in a sound body, happiness, felicity, bliss, beatitude, beautification, enchantment, transport, rapture, ravishment, ecstasy, summum bonum, paradise, elysium, third heaven, seventh heaven, cloud nine, unalloyed happiness, hedonics, hedonism, honeymoon, palmy days, halcyon days, golden age, golden time, Dixie, Dixie's land, Saturnia regna, Arcadia, Shangri-La, happy valley, Agapemone, pleased, not sorry, glad, gladsome, pleased as Punch, happy, blest, blessed, blissful, beatified, happy as a clam at high water, happy as a clam, happy as a king, happy as the day is long, thrice happy, ter quaterque beatus, enjoying, joyful, hedonic, in a blissful state, in paradise, in raptures, in ecstasies, in a transport of delight, comfortable, at ease, content, sans souci, overjoyed, entranced, enchanted, enraptures, enravished, transported, fascinated, captivated, with a joyful face, with sparkling eyes, pleasing, ecstatic, beatic, painless, unalloyed, without alloy, cloudless, happily, with pleasure, with glee, one's heart leaping with joy, a wilderness of sweets, I wish you all the joy that you can wish, jour de ma vie, joy ruled the day and love the night, joys season'd high and tasting strong of guilt, oh happiness, our being's end and aim!, there is a pleasure that is born of pain, throned on highest bliss, vedi Napoli e poi muori, zwischen Freud und Leid ist die Brucke nicht weit, the bridge between joy and sorrow is not wide.

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