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blessed

[ bles-id; especially for 3, 7 blest ]
/ ˈblɛs ɪd; especially for 3, 7 blɛst /
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Definition of blessed

adjective
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Origin of blessed

Middle English word dating back to 1125–75; see origin at bless, -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for blessed

blessed
/ (ˈblɛsɪd, blɛst) /

adjective
noun
the blessed Christianity the dead who are already enjoying heavenly bliss

Derived forms of blessed

blessedly, adverbblessedness, noun
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