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or un·blest

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  1. excluded from or lacking a blessing.
  2. not sanctified or hallowed.
  3. wicked; evil.
  4. unhappy; wretched.
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Origin of unblessed

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at un-1, blessed
Related formsun·bless·ed·ness [uhn-bles-id-nis] /ʌnˈblɛs ɪd nɪs/, noun
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Examples from the Web for unblessed

Historical Examples

  • They hastened from the lonely, unblessed grave, holding each other's hand.

    Dreamers of the Ghetto

    I. Zangwill

  • He was unblessed—or uncursed, whichever you may prefer—with imagination of any kind.

    Novel Notes

    Jerome K. Jerome

  • He shall be cool when the unblessed are hot and fever-stricken.

  • She must be present to assist at the birth, or your plans are unblessed plans.

  • And every joy is unblessed for which we do not give God thanks.

British Dictionary definitions for unblessed


  1. deprived of blessing
  2. unhallowed, cursed, or evil
  3. unhappy or wretched
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Derived Formsunblessedness (ʌnˈblɛsɪdnɪs), noun
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