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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.


Similarfortunate, golden

Antonymscursed, curst

2. Blessed worthy of worship

SamplesThe Blessed Trinity.


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



Antonymsunhallowed, unholy

5. blessed enjoying the bliss of heaven



6. blessed characterized by happiness and good fortune

SamplesA blessed time.



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