macarism

macarism

(ˈmækəˌrɪzəm)
n
an ascription of blessedness; a blessing

macarism

the practice of making others happy through praise and felicitation. — macarize, v.
See also: Happiness
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Fanny, the granddaughter of Celie, propagates "The Gospel According to Shug," a series of twenty-seven macarisms, beatitudes, which all begin "Helped are those who.