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Definition of "blessed" []

  • Worthy of worship; holy. (adjective)
  • Held in veneration; revered. (adjective)
  • Roman Catholic Church Used as a title before the name of one who has been beatified. (adjective)
  • Bringing happiness, pleasure, or contentment. (adjective)
  • Used as an intensive: I don't have a blessed dime. (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.

Use "blessed" in a sentence
  • "His precious remains rest quietly in the fresh made grave; his immortal spirit has winged its flight to the mansions of the blessed, for “blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, for they rest from their labors, and their works do follow them."
  • "The highest conception we can form of heaven is the reversal of all the evil of earth, and the completion of its incomplete good: the sinless purity -- the blessed presence of God -- the fulfilment of all desires -- the service which is _blessed_, not toil -- the changelessness which is progress, not stagnation."
  • "Surprise, and caused him to break forth as he did, "I have blessed him, yea and he shall be blessed," would never have permitted or impowered _Isaac_, to have _blessed Esau_, in an _effectual_ manner beyond his Brother: Or if a mere Pronouncing of Words, when uttered as a Blessing from the Heads of Families, was in itself an"