HyperDic: blessed

English > 6 senses of the word blessed / Blessed:
ADJECTIVEallblessed, blesthighly favored or fortunate / fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)
allBlessedworthy of worship
allblessed, blasted, blame, blamed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernalexpletives used informally as intensifiers
allblessed, beatifiedRoman Catholic
allblessedenjoying / enjoying / enjoying the bliss of heaven
allblessedcharacterized by happiness and good fortune
blessed / Blessed > pronunciation
Soundsbleh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > blessed: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHighly favored or fortunate / fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace).
Examples
  • "our blessed land"
  • "the blessed assurance of a steady income"
Synonymblest
Narrowerfortunate, goldensupremely favored
See alsosavedrescued
Oppositecursed, curstdeserving a curse
Spanishbendecido, bendito
Adverbsblessedlyin a blessed manner
English > Blessed: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningworthy of worship.
Broaderholybelonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
English > blessed: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaningexpletives used informally as intensifiers.
Examples
  • "not a blessed dime"
  • "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"
Synonymsblasted, blame, blamed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal
Broadercursed, curstdeserving a curse
Spanishmaldito, puto
Catalanmaleït
English > blessed: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningRoman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration.
Synonymbeatified
Broaderholybelonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
Spanishbeatificado, bendito
English > blessed: 6 senses > adjective 5
Meaningenjoying / enjoying / enjoying the bliss of heaven.
Broadersavedrescued
Spanishbienaventurado
English > blessed: 6 senses > adjective 6
MeaningCharacterized by happiness and good fortune.
Example"a blessed time"
Broaderhappyenjoying / enjoying / enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
Spanishbendito
Nounsblessednessa state of supreme happiness

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