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blessed

bless·ed (blest)

blessed (blest)

pronunciation:
blest [or] ble sihd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: hallowed; sanctified.
synonyms:
exalted, holy, sacred, sanctified
similar words:
beatific, hallowed
definition 2: worthy of divine favor.
our blessed rescuers
antonyms:
cursed
similar words:
exalted, glorious, sacred, sainted
definition 3: having had good fortune conferred upon one.
She felt blessed to have such a sweet child.
synonyms:
fortunate
antonyms:
accursed, cursed, wretched
similar words:
favored, lucky
definition 4: bringing pleasure; joyous.
A baby's birth is a blessed event.
synonyms:
exalted, felicitous, happy, joyful, wonderful
antonyms:
accursed, tragic
similar words:
beatific, buoyant, elated, exultant
derivations: blessedly (adv.), blessedness (n.)