blessed

  • 1 Blessed — may refer to:* The state of having received a blessing. * In Roman Catholicism, a title applied to someone who has been beatified. * Blessed (Beenie Man album) , a dancehall album by Beenie Man. (1995) * Blessed (Busta Rhymes album) , an album by …

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  • 2 Blessed — Bless ed (bl[e^]s [e^]d), a. 1. Hallowed; consecrated; worthy of blessing or adoration; heavenly; holy. [1913 Webster] O, run; prevent them with thy humble ode, And lay it lowly at his blessed feet. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Enjoying happiness or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 blessed — blessed, blest As an attributive adjective (i.e. used before a noun), blessed is pronounced as two syllables: The Blessed Sacrament / every blessed night. When used as the past tense and past participle of the verb to bless, it is pronounced… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 Blessed — steht für Blessed – Kinder des Teufels, ein britischer Thriller von Simon Fellows aus dem Jahr 2004 Blessed ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Brian Blessed (* 1937), britischer Schauspieler Diese Seite ist eine …

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  • 5 blessed — for 1 2 [, blest, ] also [ bles′id; ] for 3 5 [, bles′id, ] also [ blest] adj. 1. holy; sacred; consecrated 2. enjoying great happiness; blissful 3. of or in eternal bliss; a title applied to a person who has been beatified 4. bringing comfort or …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Blessed be — may refer to* A greeting, farewell, and blessing in Wicca and other Neopagan traditions (see also Fivefold kiss) * Blessed Be, the 2000 album of Finnish horror rock/gothic rock band The 69 Eyes …

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  • 7 blessed — [adj1] sanctified adored, among the angels, beatified, consecrated, divine, enthroned, exalted, glorified, hallowed, holy, inviolable, redeemed, resurrected, revered, rewarded, sacred, sacrosanct, saved, spiritual, unprofane; concepts 536,568 Ant …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 blessed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) made holy. 2) granted God s favour and protection. 3) bringing welcome pleasure or relief: blessed sleep. 4) informal used in mild expressions of exasperation. DERIVATIVES blessedly adverb blessedness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 blessed — index sacrosanct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 blessed — late 12c., supremely happy, also consecrated (c.1200), pp. adjective from BLESS (Cf. bless) (v.). Reversed or ironic sense of cursed, damned is recorded from 1806. Related: Blessedly; blessedness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 blessed — *holy, sacred, divine, spiritual, religious Antonyms: accursed …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 blessed — (Pronounced [[t]ble̱st[/t]] for meaning 1, and [[t]ble̱sɪd[/t]] for meanings 2 and 3.) 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ with n If someone is blessed with a particular good quality or skill, they have that good quality or skill. Both are blessed with… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 blessed — blessedly, adv. blessedness, n. /bles id/; esp. for 3, 7 /blest/, adj. 1. consecrated; sacred; holy; sanctified: the Blessed Sacrament. 2. worthy of adoration, reverence, or worship: the Blessed Trinity. 3 …

    Universalium

  • 14 Blessed — Bless Bless, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blessed}or {Blest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blessing}.] [OE. blessien, bletsen, AS. bletsian, bledsian, bloedsian, fr. bl?d blood; prob. originally to consecrate by sprinkling with blood. See {Blood}.] 1. To make or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 blessed — bless|ed [ blesəd ] adjective 1. ) only before noun MAINLY LITERARY used for emphasizing that something makes you feel happy or grateful because it is just what you need 2. ) only before noun SPOKEN used for emphasizing that you are annoyed about …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 blessed — UK [ˈblesɪd] / US [ˈblesəd] adjective 1) [only before noun] spoken used for emphasizing that you are annoyed about something She calls me every day to ask me the same blessed thing! 2) [only before noun] mainly literary used for emphasizing that… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 Blessed — adj. (also poet. blest) 1 a consecrated (Blessed Sacrament). b revered. 2 (usu. foll. by with) often iron. fortunate (in the possession of) (blessed with good health; blessed with children). 3 euphem. cursed; damned (blessed nuisance!). 4 a in… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 blessed — adj. (also poet. blest) 1 a consecrated (Blessed Sacrament). b revered. 2 (usu. foll. by with) often iron. fortunate (in the possession of) (blessed with good health; blessed with children). 3 euphem. cursed; damned (blessed nuisance!). 4 a in… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 blessed — also blest adjective Date: before 12th century 1. a. held in reverence ; venerated < the blessed saints > b. honored in worship ; hallowed < the blessed Trinity > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 blessed — adjective 1 (only before noun) spoken used to express annoyance: Now where have I put that blessed book? 2 (only before noun) very enjoyable or desirable: a few moments of blessed silence 3 holy: Blessed are the peacemakers. | the Blessed Virgin… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English