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English definition of “beatific”


adjective uk   /ˌbiː.əˈtɪf.ɪk/ literary us  
appearing happy and calm, especially in a holy way: The angels in the painting have beatific smiles.Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
adverb uk   /-fɪ.kəl.i/ us  
Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
(Definition of beatific from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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