blessedness blessedness  /b ˈlɛ səd nəs/


  • (n) a state of supreme happiness



  1. Paltrow, as alluring and reassuring as ever, emphasizes the blessedness in the isolation of genius, giving a new dimension to a complex role.
  2. After 99 years of single blessedness, the prospect of running two sections at tradition-steeped Churchill Downs gives race officials the shivers.
  3. In the realm of the spirit, blessedness is not deferred : there is no future which is more auspicious than the present; there are no compensations later for evils now.



  1. "Our God is not a distant God, untouchable in his blessedness," the Pope explained. "Our God has a heart, indeed a heart of flesh. He became flesh precisely to suffer with us and to be with us in our sufferings. He became man to give us a...
    on Apr 7, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Zenit News Agency

  2. As Monitor founder Mary Baker Eddy wrote, "The unspoken desire does bring us nearer the source of all existence and blessedness" ("Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," p.
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Mary Baker Eddy Source: Christian Science Monitor

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