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]

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  • beatifically — beatific ► ADJECTIVE 1) feeling or expressing blissful happiness. 2) Christian Theology bestowing holy bliss. DERIVATIVES beatifically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • beatifically — adverb see beatific …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • beatifically — See beatific. * * * …   Universalium

  • beatifically — adverb In a beatific manner …   Wiktionary

  • beatifically — adv. happily, blissfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beatifically — be·a·tif·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • beatifically — See: beatific …   English dictionary

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  • beatific — beatifically, adv. /bee euh tif ik/, adj. 1. bestowing bliss, blessings, happiness, or the like: beatific peace. 2. blissful; saintly: a beatific smile. [1630 40; ( < F) < LL beatificus making happy, equiv. to beat(us) (ptp. of beare; be bless +… …   Universalium

  • beatific — adjective Etymology: Latin beatificus making happy, from beatus happy, from past participle of beare to bless; perhaps akin to Latin bonus good more at bounty Date: 1649 1. of, possessing, or imparting beatitude 2. having a blissful appearance <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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