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.

Definitions of blessed
  1. adjective
    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
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    Antonyms:
    cursed, curst
    deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier
    accursed, accurst, maledict
    under a curse
    cursed with, stuck with
    burdened with
    execrable
    deserving a curse
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  2. adjective
    characterized by happiness and good fortune
    “a blessed time”
    Synonyms:
    happy
    enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
  3. adjective
    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
  4. adjective
    enjoying the bliss of heaven
    Synonyms:
    saved
    rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin
  5. adjective
    expletives used informally as intensifiers
    “not a blessed dime”
    Synonyms:
    cursed, curst
    deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier
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