Blessed

Definition of Blessed

Bless´ed   Pronunciation: blĕs´ĕd
a.1.Hallowed; consecrated; worthy of blessing or adoration; heavenly; holy.
O, run; prevent them with thy humble ode,
And lay it lowly at his blessed feet.
- Milton.
2.Enjoying happiness or bliss; favored with blessings; happy; highly favored.
All generations shall call me blessed.
- Luke i. 48.
Towards England's blessed shore.
- Shak.
3.Imparting happiness or bliss; fraught with happiness; blissful; joyful.
4.Enjoying, or pertaining to, spiritual happiness, or heavenly felicity; as, the blessed in heaven.
Reverenced like a blessed saint.
- Shak.
Cast out from God and blessed vision.
- Milton.
5.(R. C. Ch.) Beatified.
6.Used euphemistically, ironically, or intensively.
Not a blessed man came to set her [a boat] free.
- R. D. Blackmore.

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