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adjective blessed pronunciation in British English /ˈblesɪd/
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  1. 1
    [only before noun] spoken used for emphasizing that you are annoyed about something

    She calls me every day to ask me the same blessed thing!

  2. 2
    [only before noun] mainly literary used for emphasizing that something makes you feel happy or grateful because it is just what you need
  3. 3




    [only before noun] holy

    the Blessed Virgin Mary

  4. 4
    used in the Bible about people who are loved by God

    Blessed are the merciful.

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noun [uncountable]

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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