Beatifical
Beatific Be`a*tif"ic, Beatifical Be`a*tif"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. b['e]atifique, L. beatificus. See {Beatify}.] Having the power to impart or complete blissful enjoyment; blissful. ``The beatific vision.'' --South. -- {Be`a*tif"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • beatifical — adj. that has the ability to bless or bestow blissful enjoyment; blissful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beatifical — be·a·tif·i·cal …   English syllables

  • beatifical — adjective see beatific …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beatific — Be a*tif ic, Beatifical Be a*tif ic*al, a. [Cf. F. b[ e]atifique, L. beatificus. See {Beatify}.] Having the power to impart or complete blissful enjoyment; blissful. The beatific vision. South. {Be a*tif ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beatifically — Beatific Be a*tif ic, Beatifical Be a*tif ic*al, a. [Cf. F. b[ e]atifique, L. beatificus. See {Beatify}.] Having the power to impart or complete blissful enjoyment; blissful. The beatific vision. South. {Be a*tif ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beatific — 1630s, from Fr. béatifique or directly from L.L. beatificus, from L. beatus blessed (see BEATIFY (Cf. beatify)). Related: Beatifical (c. 1600); beatifically …   Etymology dictionary

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