blessed blessed  /b ˈlɛst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)
  2. (adj) worthy of worship
  3. (adj) expletives used informally as intensifiers
  4. (adj) Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration
  5. (adj) enjoying the bliss of heaven
  6. (adj) characterized by happiness and good fortune

Usage(s):

  1. Jon Stewart presides over Comedy Central's The Daily Show, a blessed wedding of performer and format.
  2. I was blessed with great timing.

News

  1. Coach Garry Stredney retires at Abilene High

    Abilene High School has been blessed with some great coaches over the years, all you have to do is look at the banners hanging in the high school gymnasium.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

  2. Doctors: Mt. Healthy teen shooting victim "blessed to be alive"

    Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital told Darlene Roberson that her 14-year-old daughter, Deasia, is blessed to be alive.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WLWT-TV Cincinnati

  3. Blessed Sacrament says farewell to Father McCarthy

    On Sunday at Blessed Sacrament Church, a standing room only crowd came out to bid farewell to Father Jeremiah McCarthy, who has been at the church for 17 years.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WTOC 11 Savannah

Quotes

  1. "I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am," Martin stated on his website. "These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within, and...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Ricky Martin Source: The Money Times

  2. "Being the first black coach to lead this team, of course our players knew about it, and they wanted to help us make history," Smith said. "So I feel blessed to be in that position."
    on Jan 21, 2007 By: Lovie Smith Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "We'll see what the best thing is for us to win," Wade told the AP. "I'm going to make a lot of money, no matter what happens. I've been blessed. I'm not counting every dollar and every cent. Let's sit down, let's see what the best thing is...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Dwyane Wade Source: The Associated Press

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