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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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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
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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.
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Translations
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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
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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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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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?
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
Such a brightness on the face like the light of heaven, and from the blessed Mother's cheek it drops and drops...."
The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the oldest Marian solemnities and one of the principal feasts of the liturgical devotion to the Blessed Mother.
The blessed Friday in Pakistan will be observed on November 23 as on pattern of Western traditions, various brands, outlets and business centers will offer much discount on their items marking the upcoming festival of Christmas and winter season.
The benefits of the Blessed approach are reduced cognitive load, and consistent positivity.
Benedict explains: "It is precisely those who are poor in worldly terms, those thought as lost souls, who are truly fortunate ones, the blessed, who have every reason to rejoice and exult in the midst of their sufferings.
The Qu'ran, which is the Bible for the Muslims, has many passages concerning the Blessed Virgin.
The blessed water was part of my Confirmation and marriage ceremony and will be part of my final anointing.
Manila, Philippines Catholics observe today the Feast of the Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth after the Blessed Mother was told by the Archangel Gabriel that her cousin, who was barren and advance in years, was with a child.
However, two priests made the trek down to the frozen water's edge to bless the river, and leave a crucifix on the icy surface, so that the blessed water may travel its course to the St.
The window was unveiled by Pierluigi Molla and Gianna Emmanuela Molla, son and daughter of the Blessed.
Dominic implored the aid of the Blessed Virgin whose dignity was under attack.
This young man, who spent his days in young manly pursuits, his evenings patrolling the streets of Turin in search of the poor and the sick in need of help, and his nights as often as not kneeling in front of the Blessed Sacrament, died suddenly of polio on July 4, 1925, just before writing his final exams in engineering at a local technical college.