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Definitions of blessed

  1. Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration
  2. expletives used informally as intensifiers; " he's a blasted idiot"; " it's a blamed shame"; " a blame cold winter"; " not a blessed dime"; " I'll be damned ( or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; " he's a damn ( or goddam or goddamned) fool"; " a deuced idiot"; " tired or his everlasting whimpering"; " an infernal nuisance"
  3. worthy of worship; " the Blessed Trinity"
  4. highly favored or fortunate ( as e. g. by divine grace); " our blessed land"; " the blessed assurance of a steady income"
  5. having good fortune bestowed or conferred upon; sometimes used as in combination; " blessed with a strong healthy body"; " a nation blessed with peace"; " a peace- blessed era"
  6. characterized by happiness and good fortune; " a blessed time"
  7. enjoying the bliss of heaven
  8. of Bless
  9. Hallowed; consecrated; worthy of blessing or adoration; heavenly; holy.
  10. Enjoying happiness or bliss; favored with blessings; happy; highly favored.
  11. Imparting happiness or bliss; fraught with happiness; blissful; joyful.
  12. Enjoying, or pertaining to, spiritual happiness, or heavenly felicity; as, the blessed in heaven.
  13. Beatified.
  14. Used euphemistically, ironically, or intensively.
  15. Happy: prosperous: happy in heaven.
  16. BLESSEDLY.
  17. BLESSEDNESS.
  18. Happy; prosperous.
  19. Heavenly.
  20. Worthy of blessing.
  21. Joyful; happy; favored.
  22. Happy; prosperous, enjoying, or bestowing, or connected with blessing.
  23. Happy and prosperous; enjoying spiritual happiness.
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Usage examples for blessed

  1. He was asked on purpose to bless things as they were, and he blessed them with all his might. – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. O blessed blessed hour! – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  3. Not a blessed thing, living at a hotel. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  4. So he blessed him there. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  5. O thou blessed angel! – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  6. This well had always been, and always would be, cool and blessed and sweet, like- like a precious thing you can only think about. – Gutta-Percha Willie by George MacDonald
  7. She blessed my ears with saying, " She is as beautiful, in as good health, and as much yours as ever." – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  8. But what we do blame him fu' is fu' 'ceivin' us, an' mekin' us believe he was prayin' an' meditatin', w'en he wasn' doin' a blessed thing but snoozin'." – The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  9. What a blessed mistake it was! – Good Luck by L. T. Meade
  10. " Blessed if the little kid didn't take it off his own back," he muttered. – Two Little Knights of Kentucky by Annie Fellows Johnston
  11. " Ay, and she shall be blessed had said my dear father. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  12. Blessed old Swank, he always looked on the bright side of things! – The Cruise of the Kawa by Walter E. Traprock [Pseudonym of George S. Chappell]
  13. It is, indeed, more blessed to give than to receive. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  14. " I know; we both know, Jack and I. Dear Mother, blessed one! – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  15. How many a life has hung upon the chance of the blessed moment coming in time! – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  16. She was out all this blessed morning with Eliza Tyrrett, and never walked herself in till after Mark had had his dinner and was gone. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  17. " The one to whom a leaf comes first will be blessed with a great piece of good fortune," she added. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  18. He did walk it; and he walked like a good 'un, too; though I know as every step he took o' them six miles he took in pain; but he held out as he'd held out before; I never see such a chap to hold out in all my blessed life. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  19. If there was a hearing ear open to that little house, oh surely those two were blessed – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. It is everywhere blessed under the name of happiness, fortune, genius and grace. – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France
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