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bless·ed

 (blĕs′ĭd) also blest (blĕst)
adj.
1.
a. Worthy of worship; holy.
b. Held in veneration; revered.
2. Blessed Roman Catholic Church Used as a title before the name of one who has been beatified.
3. Bringing happiness, pleasure, or contentment.
4. blessed Used as an intensive: I don't have a blessed dime.

bless′ed·ly adv.
bless′ed·ness n.

blessed

(ˈblɛsɪd; blɛst)
adj
1. made holy by religious ceremony; consecrated
2. worthy of deep reverence or respect
3. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church (of a person) beatified by the pope
4. characterized by happiness or good fortune: a blessed time.
5. bringing great happiness or good fortune
6. a euphemistic word for damned: I'm blessed if I know.
n
(Roman Catholic Church) the blessed Christianity the dead who are already enjoying heavenly bliss
ˈblessedly adv
ˈblessedness n

bless•ed

(ˈblɛs ɪd; esp. for 3,7 blɛst)

adj.
1. consecrated; sacred; sanctified.
2. worthy of adoration, reverence, or worship: the Blessed Trinity.
3. favored; fortunate: blessed with common sense.
4. blissfully happy.
5. beatified.
6. bringing happiness and thankfulness: the blessed assurance of a steady income.
7. (used as an intensifier): every blessed cent.
[1125–75]
bless′ed•ly, adv.
bless′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blessed - highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)blessed - highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income"
cursed, curst - deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier; "villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed"; "cursed with four daughter"; "not a cursed drop"; "his cursed stupidity"; "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning"
2.blessed - worthy of worshipBlessed - worthy of worship; "the Blessed Trinity"
holy - belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
3.blessed - expletives used informally as intensifiersblessed - 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"; "an infernal nuisance"
cursed, curst - deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier; "villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed"; "cursed with four daughter"; "not a cursed drop"; "his cursed stupidity"; "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning"
4.blessed - Roman Catholicblessed - Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration
holy - belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
5.blessed - enjoying the bliss of heavenblessed - enjoying the bliss of heaven  
saved - rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin; "a saved soul"
6.blessed - characterized by happiness and good fortuneblessed - characterized by happiness and good fortune; "a blessed time"
happy - enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage"

blessed

adjective
1. endowed, supplied, granted, favoured, lucky, fortunate, furnished, bestowed, jammy (Brit. slang) He's the son of a doctor, and well blessed with money.
2. happy, contented, glad, merry, heartening, joyous, joyful, blissful The birth of a healthy baby is a truly blessed event.
3. holy, sacred, divine, adored, revered, hallowed, sanctified, beatified After the ceremony, they were declared 'blessed'.
4. damned, bloody, freaking (slang, chiefly U.S.), confounded, goddamn No-one knows a blessed thing.
5. welcome, wanted, pleasing, appreciated, pleasant, refreshing, delightful, gratifying, pleasurable, gladly received The lifts will be a blessed relief.
Quotations
"Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."
"Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted."
"Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth."
"Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled."
"Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy."
"Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God."
"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God" Bible: St Matthew

blessed

adjective
1. Regarded with particular reverence or respect:
2. So annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation:
Informal: blamed, damned.
Chiefly British: blooming, ruddy.
Translations
مُبارَك
svatý
áldott
blessaîur

blessed

[ˈblesɪd]
A. ADJ
1. (Rel) (= holy) → bendito, santo; (= beatified) → beato
the Blessed Virginla Santísima Virgen
the Blessed Sacramentel Santísimo Sacramento
blessed be Thy Namebendito sea Tu Nombre
of blessed memoryque Dios lo/la tenga en su gloria
2. (liter) (= joyous) → feliz, maravilloso
a day of blessed calmun día de bendita tranquilidad
3. (Brit) (= wretched) → santo, dichoso
the whole blessed daytodo el santo día
where's that blessed book?¿dónde está ese dichoso libro?
we didn't find a blessed thingno encontramos nada de nada
B. NPL the Blessedlos bienaventurados

blessed

[ˈblɛsɪd ˈblɛst] adj
(= holy) [sacrament, Virgin] → saint(e)
(= happy) [relief, release] → bienheureux/euse
(= damn) → fichu(e)
It rains every blessed day
BUT Il ne se passe pas un jour sans qu'il ne pleuve.

blessed

adj
(Rel) → heilig; the Blessed Xder selige X; blessed be God!gepriesen sei Gott!; of blessed memoryseligen Angedenkens
(= fortunate)selig; blessed are the pure in heart (Bibl) → selig sind, die reinen Herzens sind
(liter, = giving joy) → willkommen
(euph inf: = cursed) → verflixt (inf); I couldn’t remember a blessed thingich konnte mich an rein gar nichts mehr erinnern (inf); the whole blessed dayden lieben langen Tag (inf); every blessed eveningaber auch JEDEN Abend
advverflixt (inf); he’s too blessed lazyer ist einfach zu faul
n the Blessed, the Blestdie Seligen pl

blessed

[ˈblɛsɪd] adj
a. (Rel) (holy) → benedetto/a; (happy) → beato/a
Blessed Margaret Sinclair → Beata Margaret Sinclair
b. (fam) → benedetto/a
every blessed day → tutti i santi giorni
where's that blessed book? → dov'è quel benedetto libro?

bless

(bles) past tense blessed: past participles blessed ~blest
– to ask God to show favour to. Bless this ship.
blessed (ˈblesid) adjective
holy. the Blessed Virgin.
ˈblessedly (-sid-) adverb
ˈblessedness (-sid-) noun
ˈblessing noun
1. a wish or prayer for happiness or success. The priest gave them his blessing.
2. any cause of happiness. Her son was a great blessing to her.
3. a prayer of thanks to God before and/or after a meal.
a blessing in disguise
something that has proved to be fortunate after seeming unfortunate.
References in classic literature ?
The clocks were striking midnight and the rooms were very still as a figure glided quietly from bed to bed, smoothing a coverlet here, settling a pillow there, and pausing to look long and tenderly at each unconscious face, to kiss each with lips that mutely blessed, and to pray the fervent prayers which only mothers utter.
Anyway, in I went to the room where my father lay dead and blessed the dead body.
Damon, who blessed everything in sight from the gasoline in the automobile to the blue sky overhead, started for the station.
At midnight the parents of the bride said good-bye to her and blessed her.
They were girls of fourteen, always clad in the Virgin's colors, blue and white, having been dedicated to the Blessed Virgin at their baptism.
said Heyward, apprehensive that the subject might lead to a discussion that would interrupt the harmony so necessary to the preservation of his fair companions; "we have journeyed far, and few among us are blessed with forms like that of yours, which seems to know neither fatigue nor weakness.
Then he took me in his arms and called me a blessed little goose, and said he would go down to the cellar, if I wished, and have it whitewashed into the bargain.
I am about taking a walk to the seashore, before going to my rooms, where I misuse Heaven's blessed sunshine by tracing out human features through its agency.
It might be difficult -- and it was so -- to conceive how he should exist hereafter, so earthly and sensuous did he seem; but surely his existence here, admitting that it was to terminate with his last breath, had been not unkindly given; with no higher moral responsibilities than the beasts of the field, but with a larger scope of enjoyment than theirs, and with all their blessed immunity from the dreariness and duskiness of age.
Vitus himself, that blessed patron of the dance, was figuring before you in person.
Do you pretend to say, landlord, that this harpooneer is actually engaged this blessed Saturday night, or rather Sunday morning, in peddling his head around this town?
That for six thousand years --and no one knows how many millions of ages before --the great whales should have been spouting all over the sea, and sprinkling and mistifying the gardens of the deep, as with so many sprinkling or mistifying pots; and that for some centuries back, thousands of hunters should have been close by the fountain of the whale, watching these sprinklings and spoutings --that all this should be, and yet, that down to this blessed minute (fifteen and a quarter minutes past one o'clock P.