Single blessedness
Blessedness Bless"ed*ness, n. The state of being blessed; happiness; felicity; bliss; heavenly joys; the favor of God. [1913 Webster]

The assurance of a future blessedness. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster]

{Single blessedness}, the unmarried state. ``Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Delight; beatitude; ecstasy. See {Happiness}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Blessedness — Bless ed*ness, n. The state of being blessed; happiness; felicity; bliss; heavenly joys; the favor of God. [1913 Webster] The assurance of a future blessedness. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] {Single blessedness}, the unmarried state. Grows, lives,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Single drink — Single Sin gle, a. [L. singulus, a dim. from the root in simplex simple; cf. OE. & OF. sengle, fr. L. singulus. See {Simple}, and cf. {Singular}.] 1. One only, as distinguished from more than one; consisting of one alone; individual; separate; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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