blessedness

[ bles-id; especially for 3, 7 blest ]SEE DEFINITION OF blessedness

Synonyms for blessedness

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Hers was the blessedness of those who have "not seen, and yet have believed."

I nestled as close to him as I could go, and wept for blessedness.

Where could a place be found to compare for blessedness with Mr Elder's school?

Why should I be blessed—here and now at least—according to my notions of blessedness?

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.

Without self-sacrifice there can be no blessedness either in earth or in heaven.

The blessedness of the man whose transgression is forgiven was realized.

And the greater the sin against us, the greater the blessedness.

There will always be 'I' and 'thou,' or else there were no blessedness, nor worship, nor joy.

The day of full salvation, repose, and blessedness is near dawning.

WORD ORIGIN

late 12c., "supremely happy," also "consecrated" (c.1200), past participle adjective from bless (v.). Reversed or ironic sense of "cursed, damned" is recorded from 1806. Related: Blessedly; blessedness.

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bliss

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