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Definition of "beatified" [be•at•i•fied]

  • Having been recognized and declared, by the church, that a deceased has entered heaven; having attained this step in the process of canonization. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of beatify. (verb)

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Use "beatified" in a sentence
  • "Previous entry: Monk who gave cappuccino its name beatified"
  • "_OED_ notices this catachrestic form of "beatified""
  • ""angelica vestis" of the tertiary order; and the "beatified" Duchess who had sold her jewels to buy corn for the poor during the famine of 1670, and had worn a hair-shirt under a corset that seemed stiff enough to serve all the purposes of bodily mortification."