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adjective as in blissful

adjective as in saintly

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A beatific newly minted millionaire named Steve Jobs explained how a personal computer was like a bicycle for the mind.

While most of those atomic-age monsters weren’t human, increasingly, fears of modernization and disturbing scenes of suburbia — of idyllic towns and beatific children who are just a little too idyllic and beatific — crept into many films.

From Vox

Gibson weaves voice memos from friends and Instagram soundbites into beatific house beats, creating both a deep intimacy and a party soundtrack that begs to be spun at newly reopened nightclubs.

From Time

Young was on the side of the hall, hugging bystanders, including Bob Vander Plaats, with a near beatific smile on his face.

Here, some reluctant participants at a family reunion are transformed in a beatific bunch by a ride in the Caravan.

Clearly bewildered by the proceedings, she had a beatific smile, delighted that everyone was making a fuss over her.

He caught a gleam of the Beatific Vision, or woke screaming from dreams of everlasting fire.

Under the old covenant one only saw the glory; now the beatific vision is open to all.

How absorbed with beatific devotion appears to be the worshipper at its consecrated altars!

Her excitement had in a measure kept her warm during the few minutes' adventure; but that beatific interval was over.

They are relieved of the load of thought; and their nature can lull itself in beatific nothings on the soft pillow of platitude.


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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beatific, such as: delightful, elated, euphoric, happy, joyful, and rapturous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.