That blissful grin on your face? It could be described as beatific, meaning it projects a peaceful sense of joy.

If you have a beatific smile on your face, then the happiness it shows is the real thing. This word doesn’t describe phony smiles or quick grins that show a little amusement. Use beatific to describe something characterized by complete and perfect joy. It’s often used to describe a smile, but it can be used to describe anything in a state of bliss.

Definitions of beatific

adj marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint

“a beatific smile”
angelic, angelical, sainted, saintlike, saintly
morally admirable

adj experiencing or bestowing celestial joy

beatific peace”
full of or producing joy

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