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See also: blessed and blessèd



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Proper noun[edit]


  1. A surname​.



  1. (Roman Catholicism) An epithet indicating that a person has been beatified.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of blessed used when referring to an important figure, such as God, or to an important item or event.
    • 2012, Charles M. Stang, Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite, →ISBN, page 62:
      This emendation is echoed in Thekla's reunion with Paul outside the city, where she offers the following prayer of thanksgiving: God, King and Blessed Creator of everything, and Father of your great and only begotten Child, I give you thanks.