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Synonyms for blessing
ˈblɛs ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blessing, approval, approving(noun)

    the formal act of approving

    "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

    Synonyms:
    approval, approving, thanksgiving, commendation, benediction, favourable reception, favorable reception, grace, boon

  2. blessing, boon(noun)

    a desirable state

    "enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors"

    Synonyms:
    benediction, grace, thanksgiving, approval, boon, approving

  3. grace, blessing, thanksgiving(noun)

    a short prayer of thanks before a meal

    "their youngest son said grace"

    Synonyms:
    approval, gracility, thanksgiving, state of grace, good will, saving grace, boon, free grace, grace, benediction, approving, grace of God, goodwill, seemliness

  4. benediction, blessing(noun)

    a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection

    Synonyms:
    benediction, approving, grace, thanksgiving, approval, boon

  5. blessing, benediction(noun)

    the act of praying for divine protection

    Synonyms:
    benediction, grace, thanksgiving, approval, boon, approving

Wiktionary

  1. blessing(noun)

    Antonyms:
    curse

  2. blessing(noun)

    Antonyms:
    curse

  3. blessing(noun)

    Antonyms:
    curse

  4. blessing(noun)

    Antonyms:
    curse

  5. blessing(noun)

    Antonyms:
    curse

  6. blessing(noun)

    We will not proceed without the executive director's blessing.

    Antonyms:
    curse

  7. blessing(noun)

    Antonyms:
    curse

  8. blessing(noun)

    Antonyms:
    curse

  9. blessing(noun)

    Antonyms:
    curse

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blessing

    Mercy is the exercise of less severity than one deserves, or in a more extended sense, the granting of kindness or favor beyond what one may rightly claim. Grace is favor, kindness, or blessing shown to the undeserving; forgiveness, mercy, and pardon are exercised toward the ill-deserving. Pardon remits the outward penalty which the offender deserves; forgiveness dismisses resentment or displeasure from the heart of the one offended; mercy seeks the highest possible good of the offender. There may be mercy without pardon, as in the mitigation of sentence, or in all possible alleviation of necessary severity; there may be cases where pardon would not be mercy, since it would encourage to repetition of the offense, from which timely punishment might have saved. Mercy is also used in the wider sense of refraining from harshness or cruelty toward those who are in one's power without fault of their own; as, they besought the robber to have mercy. Clemency is a colder word than mercy, and without its religious associations, signifying mildness and moderation in the use of power where severity would have legal or military, rather than moral sanction; it often denotes a habitual mildness of disposition on the part of the powerful, and is matter rather of good nature or policy than of principle. Leniency or lenity denotes an easy-going avoidance of severity; these words are more general and less magisterial than clemency; we should speak of the leniency of a parent, the clemency of a conqueror. Compare PITY.

    Synonyms:
    benevolence, benignity, clemency, compassion, favor, forbearance, forgiveness, gentleness, grace, kindness, lenience, leniency, lenity, mercy, mildness, pardon, pardon, pity, tenderness

    Antonyms:
    cruelty, hardness, harshness, implacability, justice, penalty, punishment, revenge, rigor, severity, sternness, vengeance

    Preposition:
    The mercy of God to or toward sinners; have mercy on or upon one.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blessing(n.)

    Synonyms:
    benediction, benison, invocation of happiness

  2. blessing(n.)

    Synonyms:
    good, benefit, advantage, profit, gain, boon, service

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blessing(n)

    Synonyms:
    benediction, benison, beatitude, boon, god-send

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blessing":

    boon, godsend, derrick, baraka, holiness

How to pronounce blessing?

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How to use blessing in a sentence?

  1. Tracey Thompson:

    It is such a blessing that I can do this for my daughter.

  2. Larry Pratt:

    Ted Cruz should be praying that Ted Cruz'll all be able to go around armed because that will be an outward indicator that Ted Cruz have God's blessing, if Ted Cruz have gun control in this country, then Ted Cruz will know Ted Cruz are under God's judgment.

  3. Lamar Odom:

    I am still deeply in love with my ex wife, but, then again, I have to live in a rational space. If it's just being her friend, then that's a blessing in itself. If it goes further, than that, of course that's the icing on the cake.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Never misconcept blessing to be only money/riches. For, every living and healthy human is doubly blessed. So, do glorify God.

  5. Elisabeth Hasselbeck:

    Oftentimes, the most difficult decisions are between two great things, throughout my 14 years working in television, I have never experienced a more positive and thoughtful atmosphere than FOX News Channel, thanks to the strong leadership of( FOX News Chairman CEO) Roger Ailes, who has created the best working environment a woman and mother could ask for. Roger Ailes understanding, compassion, and kindness was exemplified when I shared with Roger Ailes that I am entering into a season where I want to start my day with my children first, and Roger Ailes offered Roger Ailes blessing to do so. With a heart full of gratitude and the peace that God has given me, I am confident that this personal decision is the right one for our family, and we will be joining all of you watching' Fox Friends' each morning as we get ready for school together. In commenting on her announcement, Roger Ailes said :.


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