blessed

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Adjective
  • enPR: blĕst, blĕsʹĭd, IPA(key): /blɛst/, /ˈblɛs.ɨd/
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Adjective[edit]

blessed (comparative more blessed, superlative most blessed)

  1. Having divine aid, or protection, or other blessing.
    • 1611, King James Bible, Matthew 5:5
      Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
  2. 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.
  3. Held in veneration; revered.
  4. Worthy of worship; holy.
  5. (informal) An intensifier; damned.
    Not one blessed person offered to help me out.

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blessed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of bless


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