Blessed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈblesɪd|  American pronunciation of the word blessed
Brit.  |ˈblɛsɪd|  British pronunciation of the word blessed
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto bless
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto bless
- worthy of worship
- expletives used informally as intensifiers (syn: blame, blasted, damn, damned, deuced, goddamn, goddamned, infernal)
not a blessed dime
I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
- Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration
- enjoying the bliss of heaven
- characterized by happiness and good fortune
a blessed time

Examples

The rain brought blessed relief from the heat.

He spent his weekend in blessed freedom.

I dipped my finger in the blessed water.

Now where have I put that blessed book?

a few moments of blessed silence

I can't see a blessed thing!

I'm blessed if I know!

I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing

The priest blessed their marriage at the wedding.

The water for the baptism has been blessed.

The priest blessed the baby I held in my arms.

The priest blessed the marriage.

She is blessed with musical talent.

I have never been a rich man, but I have always been blessed with good health.

I'll be blessed if I can see your reasoning.

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