Associations to the word «Blessed»


BLESSED, adjective. Having divine aid, or protection, or other blessing.
BLESSED, adjective. In Catholicism, a title indicating the beatification of a person, thus allowing public veneration of those who have lived in sanctity or died as martyrs.
BLESSED, adjective. Held in veneration; revered.
BLESSED, adjective. Worthy of worship; holy.
BLESSED, adjective. (informal) An intensifier; damned.
BLESSED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of bless
BLESSED, proper noun. A surname​.
BLESSED, adjective. (Roman Catholicism) An epithet indicating that a person has been beatified.
BLESSED, adjective. Alternative letter-case form of blessed used when referring to an important figure, such as God, or to an important item or event.
BLESSÈD, adjective. (poetic) (dated) Alternative form of blessed (verb)
BLESSED EVENT, noun. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) The birth of a baby.
BLESSED EVENT, noun. (idiomatic) (sometimes humorous or ironical) An occurrence or occasion which is particularly noteworthy and enjoyable.
BLESSED EVENTS, noun. Plural of blessed event
BLESSED THISTLE, noun. Cnicus benedictus, a thistle-like plant native to the Mediterranean.
BLESSED THISTLES, noun. Plural of blessed thistle

Dictionary definition

BLESSED, adjective. Highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income".
BLESSED, adjective. Worthy of worship; "the Blessed Trinity".
BLESSED, adjective. 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".
BLESSED, adjective. Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration.
BLESSED, adjective. Enjoying the bliss of heaven.
BLESSED, adjective. Characterized by happiness and good fortune; "a blessed time".

Wise words

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