beatitude beatitude

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a state of supreme happiness
  2. (n) one of the eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount; in Latin each saying begins with `beatus' (blessed)

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Usage(s):

  1. Note Hendrixs meditation-hallucination on the beatitudes of the serial-killer thriller Red to Kill.
  2. And at the risk of seeming to curry favor with those who favor curry, I thank you for opening my eyes and heart to the baroque beatitudes of Bollywood.
  3. But sooner or later, if beatitude is what we truly want, we shall get it; for it is what God wants for us.

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  1. After the Angelus prayer, Benedict XVI added a special request for prayers for Iraq: "Yesterday I had the joy of meeting His Beatitude Emmanuel III Delly, Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans, who told me about the tragic reality faced daily by the...
    on Oct 1, 2006 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: AsiaNews.it

  2. TS Eliot noted almost 80 years ago that "we have (whether we know it or not) a prejudice against beatitude as material for poetry."
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: TS Eliot Source: Slate

  3. "The Romanian Orthodox Church is waiting for all the files of its senior clergy to be declassified, including the file of His Beatitude Teoctist, to establish the truth about possible collaboration with the Securitate," said Constantin Stoica, a...
    on Aug 31, 2006 By: Stoica Source: International Herald Tribune

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