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English noun: beatification

1. beatification (state) a state of supreme happiness


Synonymsbeatitude, blessedness


Broader (hypernym)felicity, happiness


Narrower (hyponym)enlightenment, nirvana

2. beatification (act) the action of rendering supremely blessed and extremely happy


Broader (hypernym)action

3. beatification (act) (Roman Catholic Church) an act of the Pope who declares that a deceased person lived a holy life and is worthy of public veneration; a first step toward canonization


Broader (hypernym)sanctification


Domain categoryChurch of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church









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