HyperDic: beatitude

English > 2 senses of the word beatitude / Beatitude:
NOUNstatebeatitude, blessedness, beatificationa state of supreme happiness
communicationBeatitudeone of the eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount
English > beatitude: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of supreme happiness.
Synonymsblessedness, beatification
Narrowernirvana, enlightenment(Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation
Broaderhappiness, felicitystate of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
Spanishbeatitud
English > Beatitude: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningOne of the eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount; in Latin each saying begins with 'beatus'(blessed).
Part ofSermon on the MountThe first major discourse delivered by Jesus (Matthew 5-7 and Luke 6
Broadersaying, expression, locutionA word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

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