blessed

If you say you've been blessed, you feel lucky to have something: health, love, fame, fortune, talent, etc. I'm very happy for you; the only time I feel blessed is when I sneeze.

You can pronounce blessed as one syllable (“blest”) or as two (“bless-id”). The phrase “blessed event” is an old-fashioned way of referring to a baby's birth. If you've been blessed with musical talent, you might pick up the piano quickly. If you've been blessed with physical strength, you should still pick up the piano carefully.

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: blessed

1
adj
highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)
2
adj
expletives used informally as intensifiers
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: blessed
1

adj highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)

“our blessed land”
“the blessed assurance of a steady income”
Synonyms:
blest
fortunate, golden
supremely favored
Antonyms:
cursed, curst
deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier
accursed, accurst, maledict
under a curse
cursed with, stuck with
burdened with
damnable, execrable
deserving a curse
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adj characterized by happiness and good fortune

“a blessed time”
Synonyms
happy
enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure

adj Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration

Synonyms:
beatified
holy
belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

adj enjoying the bliss of heaven

Synonyms
saved
rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin
2

adj expletives used informally as intensifiers

“not a blessed dime”
“I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing”
Synonyms
cursed, curst
deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier
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