Definition of blessed in English:

blessed

Line breaks: bless¦ed
Pronunciation: /ˈblɛsɪd
 
, blɛst
 
/

adjective

1Made holy; consecrated: the Blessed Sacrament
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  • Then the blessed Holy Spirit himself, and He, alone, will dominate, motivate, and control your life.
  • It is an example that has connotations of sacredness associated with the blessed tree.
  • Let us look next at the sinless life of the blessed Son of God.
1.1A title preceding the name of a dead person considered to have led a holy life, especially a person formally beatified by the Roman Catholic Church: the Convent of the Blessed Agnes
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  • One example of this truth is Blessed Damien de Vesteur.
  • The saintly qualities of Fr. Solanus compare with those of Blessed Mother Teresa, according to Fr. Benedict Groeschel.
  • Mahatma Gandhi and blessed Mother Teresa, great Indians of the last century, greatly contributed to build solidarity and freedom among Indian people.
Synonyms
1.2Endowed with divine favour and protection: blessed are the meek
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  • We, religious people, are blessed in many ways because much is provided just in the name of following Jesus.
  • Those men who are absorbed in devotion for Vishnu are blessed in the world.
  • Regardless of these differences: I pray you will be blessed in your practise.
Synonyms
favoured, fortunate, lucky, privileged, select, happy, joyful, joyous, blissful, glad, enviable
1.3 [as plural noun] (the Blessed) Those who live with God in heaven.
2 informal Used in mild expressions of annoyance or exasperation: he’ll want to go and see his blessed allotment
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  • Here at the launch site they were just a few dozen engineers and laborers in the deep wilderness, every blessed thing brought in piece by piece on balsa wood rafts.
  • My father is in a hospital in Florida out of his mind on pain-killers while awaiting surgery and there's not a blessed thing I can do except wait for the phone to ring.
  • There was not a blessed thing I would change except the stop in Laughlin/Bullhead City.

Derivatives

blessedly

Pronunciation: /ˈblɛsɪdli/
adverb
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  • I love the Shower Cleaner because it's so blessedly hands-off - you don't have to scrub, just spritz and rinse.
  • Your routine each day will be blessedly simple: Wake up; stuff yourself with pancakes, eggs, and bacon; ride the park trail of your choice; then go on a hike to burn off the grub.
  • I haven't had this particular childhood-conjuring treat in years, living as I have been in the blessedly canned-noodle-and-tomato-sauce-free wastelands of Asia.

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