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beatific

be·a·tif·ic

beatific

 
pronunciation:
bi tI fihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by or exhibiting great contentment, peace, or joy; blissful.
synonyms:
blessed, blissful, Elysian
similar words:
angelic, content, ecstatic, joyful, joyous, jubilant, peaceful, radiant, serene
definition 2: saintly; blessed.
beatific innocence
synonyms:
angelic, blessed, saintly
similar words:
divine, holy, sacred
derivation: beatifically (adv.)
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The word beatific contains the following part:
-fic Latin adjective-forming suffix that means making, doing, causing
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The suffix -fic occurs in adjectives that are Latin loanwords, and hence attaches to bases that are Latin noun roots. It is a form of "fer, lat2, -late".