highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)
"our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income"
maledict, blasted, damned, cursed with(p), blame, infernal, execrable, accurst, accursed, unholy, damnable, goddamn, unhallowed, unhappy, damn, deuced, stuck with(p), goddam, lost, darned, curst, cursed, goddamned, blest, blamed
worthy of worship
"the Blessed Trinity"
unhappy, execrable, goddamn, damn, blamed, goddam, blest, unhallowed, darned, curst, cursed with(p), lost, stuck with(p), deuced, accurst, unholy, blasted, damned, maledict, accursed, goddamned, blame, cursed, damnable, infernal
blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal(adj)
expletives used informally as intensifiers
"he'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"
blasted, unsaved, doomed, damned, diabolic, unredeemed, blest, deuced, hellish, satanic, blamed, damn, goddam, fiendish, goddamned, unholy, darned, blame, beatified, demonic, diabolical, goddamn, cursed, infernal
blasted, accursed, goddamn, blest, maledict, accurst, infernal, execrable, unholy, curst, goddam, unhallowed, blamed, lost, damn, cursed with(p), stuck with(p), deuced, unhappy, damnable, darned, damned, blame, goddamned, cursed
Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration
blasted, goddamn, cursed, goddam, unhallowed, execrable, accurst, damned, infernal, damn, unholy, curst, stuck with(p), accursed, blamed, blest, blame, deuced, damnable, maledict, goddamned, lost, cursed with(p), unhappy, darned
enjoying the bliss of heaven
cursed with(p), cursed, goddamn, blame, accursed, damn, execrable, goddamned, accurst, stuck with(p), blasted, unhallowed, lost, maledict, blamed, curst, damnable, blest, unhappy, unholy, goddam, damned, deuced, infernal, darned
characterized by happiness and good fortune
"a blessed time"
goddamn, unholy, cursed with(p), lost, goddamned, execrable, unhappy, unhallowed, damned, blamed, blame, damnable, darned, goddam, accurst, damn, deuced, blest, accursed, cursed, infernal, curst, blasted, stuck with(p), maledict
Having divine aid, or protection, or other blessing.
Held in veneration; revered.
Worthy of worship; holy.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Happy primarily refers to something that comes "by good hap," a chance that brings prosperity, benefit, or success.
And grasps the skirts of happy chance.
TennysonIn Memoriam lxiii, st. 2.
In this sense happy is closely allied to fortunate and lucky. (See FORTUNATE.) Happy has, however, so far diverged from this original sense as to apply to advantages where chance is not recognized, or is even excluded by direct reference to the divine will, when it becomes almost equivalent to blessed.
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth.
Job v, 17.
Happy is also applied to the ready dexterity or skill by which favorable results (usually in minor matters) are secured, when it becomes a synonym for dexterous, felicitous, and the associated words; as, he has a happy wit; happy at retort (compare CLEVER). In its most frequent present use, happy is applied to the state of one enjoying happiness, or to that by which happiness is expressed; as, a happy heart; a happy face; happy laughter; happy tears (compare synonyms for HAPPINESS). Cheerful applies to the possession or expression of a moderate and tranquil happiness. A cheery word spontaneously gives cheer to others; a cheering word is more distinctly planned to cheer and encourage. Gay applies to an effusive and superficial happiness (often not really worthy of that name) perhaps resulting largely from abundant animal spirits: we speak of gay revelers or a gay horse. A buoyant spirit is, as it were, borne up by joy and hope. A sunny disposition has a constant tranquil brightness that irradiates all who come within its influence.
Compare synonyms for GRIEF.
blissful, blithe, blithesome, bright, buoyant, cheerful, cheering, cheery, delighted, delightful, dexterous, felicitous, fortunate, gay, glad, happy, jocund, jolly, joyful, joyous, lucky, merry, mirthful, pleased, prosperous, rapturous, rejoiced, rejoicing, smiling, sprightly, successful, sunny
A happy event for him; happy at a reply; happy in his home, with his friends, among his children; happy at the discovery, over his success.
benedight was a poetic word used to describe something as blessed or holy.
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How to use blessed in a sentence?
It was unbelievable when they saw each other. I know them so well, and they love each other so much. They were completely blessed to walk away from that.
We were just so blessed, and she was perfect. Four months later, she turned into a different baby.
I had access to all musicians and artists, from Barbra Streisand to Paul McCartney to Michael Jackson, it was like an open door. The Lord blessed me with that — I prayed to God and my prayer he answered. He said, 'OK, you got the whole world now.' Every time I'd get in the car to go somewhere, I'd hear me playing the bass ... I was all over the place. I released the funk on everybody.
There is only one Raven -- and for over 25 years, she has blessed audiences around the world with the greatest gift of all -- the pure, unadulterated joy of laugh-out-loud funny, after being a part of over 20 different Disney projects, we are thrilled to be bringing Raven home to Disney Channel once again.
Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?
Translations for blessed
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- geseënd, welgeluksaligAfrikaans
- свещен, блажен, благословенBulgarian
- selig, gesegnetGerman
- pyhä, siunattuFinnish
- bienheureux, béniFrench
- naomhScottish Gaelic
- धन्य हैHindi
- boldog, áldottHungarian
- benedetta, benedettoItalian
- zalig, gezegendDutch
- binecuvântat, binecuvântată, blagoslovitRomanian
- свято́й, блаже́нный, благослове́нный, свяще́нный, благословенныйRussian
- Hạnh phúcVietnamese
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