Definition of "beatific" [be•a•tif•ic]

  • Showing or producing exalted joy or blessedness: a beatific smile. (adjective)
  • Displaying great happiness, calmness, etc (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Of, conferring, or relating to a state of celestial happiness (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "beatific" in a sentence
  • "Also of note: the picture of Erica looking beatific is amazing, and the Lion King pose Shawn is doing with Jude in that one pic is amazing."
  • "What is the experience we call the beatific vision in heaven?"
  • "She knew that often, an expression of beatific peace appeared on the deceased’s face just before death’s final blow."