blessedly blessedly  /b ˈlɛ səd li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a blessed manner

Usage(s):

  1. The death was public, but in the pre-TV era, the mourning was blessedly private, as was the mourning for daughter Kathleen in a plane crash in France in 1948.
  2. On a steamy saturday afternoon just outside Shanghai, Zhang Yi is in a blessedly cool General Motors showroom, kicking the tires of the company's newer models.
  3. But against these complaints you have to set the linear minimalism of its structure and its blessedly low-tech manner.

News

  • 'The Heat' & 'White House Down': Two Summertime Blasts

    Paul Feig has made a rude caper that endears as much with its understated sentiment as it does with its symphonic blue streaks, and  Roland Emmerich has once again made an agenda-free blockbuster that feels blessedly, like a summer vacation.        
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire

Quotes

  1. "She's one of those divinely and blessedly ignorant creatures, like many people in the arts," Malfitano says. "They float around the world. Politics doesn't really enter their domain. They can be happily oblivious to reality, as Tosca is at...
    on May 6, 2010 By: Catherine Malfitano Source: Times Online

  2. ...the Prime Minister, John Howard, dismissed Labor claims that increasing the amount of secret donations to parties raised the risk of vote-buying, saying that national politics had been "blessedly free of corruption" on both sides.
    on May 23, 2005 By: John Howard Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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