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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Blessed'

Blessed Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    blessed adj
  1. highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income" [syn: blest] [ant: cursed]
  2. worthy of worship; "the Blessed Trinity"
  3. expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "tired or his everlasting whimpering"; "an infernal nuisance" [syn: blasted, blame, blamed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, everlasting, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal]
  4. Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration [syn: beatified]
  5. enjoying the bliss of heaven
  6. characterized by happiness and good fortune; "a blessed time"
  7. having good fortune bestowed or conferred upon; sometimes used as in combination; "blessed with a strong healthy body"; "a nation blessed with peace"; "a peace-blessed era" [syn: blessed with(p), endued with(p)]
Blessed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Blessed \Bless"ed\ (bl[e^]s"[e^]d), a.
  1. Hallowed; consecrated; worthy of blessing or adoration; heavenly; holy. O, run; prevent them with thy humble ode, And lay it lowly at his blessed feet. --Milton.
  2. Enjoying happiness or bliss; favored with blessings; happy; highly favored. All generations shall call me blessed. --Luke i. 48. Towards England's blessed shore. --Shak.
  3. Imparting happiness or bliss; fraught with happiness; blissful; joyful. ``Then was a blessed time.'' ``So blessed a disposition.'' --Shak.
  4. Enjoying, or pertaining to, spiritual happiness, or heavenly felicity; as, the blessed in heaven. Reverenced like a blessed saint. --Shak.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Blessed'

  • Blessed: Blessed may refer to: The state of having received a blessing In Roman Catholicism, a title applied to someone who has been beatified ...
  • Blessed (TV series): Blessed was a BBC television sitcom written by Ben Elton and starring Ardal O'Hanlon as Gary, a record producer, who is struggling to ...
  • Blessed (Hillsong album): Blessed is the eleventh album in the live praise and worship series of Christian Contemporary music by Hillsong Church . Making of the ...
  • Blessed (2009 film): Blessed is a 2009 drama film. It was released in Australia on 10 September 2009. It stars Miranda Otto and Frances O'Connor . ...
  • Blessed (Martina McBride song): "Blessed" is a single, released in October 2001, by American country music artist Martina McBride . In March 2002, it became her fifth ...
  • Blessed (Fady Maalouf album): Blessed is the debut album by Lebanese -German singer Fady Maalouf . Maalouf was a contestant in 2008 of Deutschland sucht den Superstar ...
  • Blessed (2004 film): Blessed is a 2004 horror film directed by Simon Fellows starring Heather Graham and James Purefoy . Synopsis : The story begins with the ...
  • Blessed (Fady Maalouf song): "Blessed" is an English language hit single by Lebanese -German singer Fady Maalouf . Maalouf was a contestant in 2008 of Deutschland ...

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'Blessed' in famous quotation sentence

* We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blessed facility, and we are soon wonted to the change and happy in it. - Mark Twain

* We not only live among men, but there are airy hosts, blessed spectators, sympathetic lookers-on, that see and know and appreciate our thoughts and feelings and acts. - Henry Ward Beecher

* No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. - Harold MacMillan

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Blessed Sample Sentences in News

  • Blessed feeling
    Humans never cease to surprise. When we lose all hope Providence smiles and provides a silver lining. A true story by a reader... Read more on this news related to 'Blessed'
  • Pinoy pilgrims in Rome for twin canonization
    Rome, Italy – Large groups of Filipino pilgrims and tourists have started to arrive here in the Eternal City to witness the double canonization by Pope Francis of Blessed John Paul II, one of the most popular and well-loved Pontiffs (1978-2005) of this age, and Blessed John XXIII, who is also known as the “good Pope.” The rites are set to be held on Divine M Read more on this news related to 'Blessed'
  • "Blessed" Instead of "Saint"
    Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Read more on this news related to 'Blessed'

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