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English adjective: blessed

1. blessed highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)


SamplesOur blessed land.
The blessed assurance of a steady income.


Synonymsblest


Similarfortunate, golden


Antonymscursed, curst

2. Blessed worthy of worship


SamplesThe Blessed Trinity.


Similarholy


Antonymsunhallowed, unholy

3. blessed expletives used informally as intensifiers


SamplesHe's a blasted idiot.
It's a blamed shame.
A blame cold winter.
Not a blessed dime.
I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing.
He's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool.
A deuced idiot.
An infernal nuisance.


Synonymsblame, blamed, blasted, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal


Similarcursed, curst


Antonymsblessed, blest

4. blessed Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration


Synonymsbeatified


Similarholy


Antonymsunhallowed, unholy

5. blessed enjoying the bliss of heaven


Similarsaved


Antonymslost

6. blessed characterized by happiness and good fortune


SamplesA blessed time.


Similarhappy


Antonymsunhappy









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