[ blest ]
See synonyms for blest on
  1. a less common spelling variant of blessed.

  1. a simple past tense and past participle of bless.

Origin of blest

First recorded in 1560–70, for the adjective

Words Nearby blest Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use blest in a sentence

  • Pleasures are more beneficial than duties because, like the quality of mercy, they are not strained, and they are twice blest.

    The Pocket R.L.S. | Robert Louis Stevenson
  • "blest if the old Nonesuch ain't a heppin' us out agin," and he begun to haul out yaller-jackets and stack them up.

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • The hare-lip she got to pumping me about England, and blest if I didn't think the ice was getting mighty thin sometimes.

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • blest with their camels, they not only want for nothing, but they even fear nothing.

    Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
  • He does not say cryptic things or babble trivialities in the name of the mighty Dead—the mighty Damned or the mighty blest.

    The Affable Stranger | Peter McArthur

British Dictionary definitions for blest


/ (blɛst) /

  1. a past tense and past participle of bless

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