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A past tense and a past participle of bless.
Variant of blessed.



v.t. blessed blest, bless•ing.
1. to consecrate or sanctify by a religious rite; make or pronounce holy.
2. to request God's divine favor upon or for: Bless this house.
3. to bestow some benefit upon; endow: Nature blessed me with strong teeth.
4. to extol as holy; glorify: Bless the name of the Lord.
5. to protect or guard from evil (usu. used interjectionally): Bless you!
6. to make the sign of the cross over or upon.
[before 950; Middle English; Old English blētsian, blēdsian to consecrate]
bless′er, n.
bless′ing•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.blest - highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)blest - highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income"