Origin of beatific
Examples from the Web for beatific
Here, some reluctant participants at a family reunion are transformed in a beatific bunch by a ride in the Caravan.
Clearly bewildered by the proceedings, she had a beatific smile, delighted that everyone was making a fuss over her.
It seems such a shame to break up the beatific state you are usually in when asleep.Back at School with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
He was wearing an expression of beatific patience; he would have made a fine study for a picture of the martyr at the stake.The Deluge|David Graham Phillips
His head and unwrinkled face were clean-shaven; a beatific smile played about his lips.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
Sabine gazed on the kneeling form as at some beatific vision, and gently laid her other hand on his shoulder.Debit and Credit|Gustav Freytag
Kirby came to their sentry post, his arms full, a beatific smile on his face.Ride Proud, Rebel!|Andre Alice Norton
British Dictionary definitions for beatific
Word Origin for beatific
Word Origin and History for beatific
1630s, from French béatifique or directly from Late Latin beatificus, from Latin beatus "blessed" (see beatify). Related: Beatifical (c. 1600); beatifically.