1. /ˈblɛsəd / (say 'blesuhd), /blɛst / (say blest) consecrated; sacred; holy.
2. /ˈblɛsəd / (say 'blesuhd), /blɛst / (say blest) divinely or supremely favoured; fortunate; happy.
3. /ˈblɛsəd / (say 'blesuhd) Roman Catholic Church (a title used before the name of a person who has been beatified.) Abbrev.: bl.
4. /ˈblɛsəd / (say 'blesuhd), /blɛst / (say blest) bringing happiness; pleasurable.
5. /ˈblɛsəd / (say 'blesuhd), /blɛst / (say blest) (euphemistic) damned: blessed if I know.
6. /ˈblɛsəd / (say 'blesuhd), /blɛst / (say blest) (used for emphasis): every blessed penny.
–noun /ˈblɛsəd / (say 'blesuhd), /blɛst / (say blest)
7. those who are blessed.
–blessedly /ˈblɛsədli/ (say 'blesuhdlee), adverb
–blessedness /ˈblɛsədnəs/ (say 'blesuhdnuhs), noun
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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