beatified
beatified e*at"i*fied (b[-e]*[a^]t"[i^]*f[imac]d), adj. (Roman Catholic Church) proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration.

Syn: blessed. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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