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Meaning of “blessed” in the English Dictionary

"blessed" in British English

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blessedadjective

uk   us  
uk   us   /ˈbles.ɪd/ /blest/ formal holy: Blessed are the ​meek for they shall ​inherit the ​earth. uk   us   /ˈbles.ɪd/ literary bringing you ​happiness, ​luck, or something you need: blessed ​peace/​rain/​silence a blessed ​reliefbe blessed with sth uk   us   /blest/ formal to be ​lucky in having a ​particular thing: Fortunately we were blessed with ​fineweather. She is blessed with both ​beauty and ​brains. uk   us   /ˈbles.ɪd/ [before noun] informal an ​expression of ​anger: Take that blessed ​cat out!
(Definition of blessed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"blessed" in American English

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blessedadjective

 us   /ˈbles·ɪd/
holy: a blessed ​day/​life Blessed also ​meansbringinghappiness or ​comfort: She ​found the ​routine of a ​regularjob a blessed ​relief.
(Definition of blessed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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