Definition of “blessed” - English Dictionary

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“blessed” in British English

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uk /ˈbles.ɪd/ /blest/ us /ˈbles.ɪd/ /blest/

us uk /ˈbles.ɪd/ /blest/ formal holy:

Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth.

us uk /ˈbles.ɪd/ literary bringing you happiness, luck, or something you need:

a blessed relief
be blessed with sth us uk /blest/ formal

to be lucky in having a particular thing:

Fortunately we were blessed with fine weather.
She is blessed with both beauty and brains.

us uk /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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us /ˈbles·ɪd/


a blessed day/life

Blessed also means bringing happiness or comfort:

She found the routine of a regular job a blessed relief.

(Definition of “blessed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)