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adjective blessed pronunciation in American English /ˈblesəd/
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  1. 1
    [only before noun] mainly literary used for emphasizing that something makes you feel happy or grateful because it is just what you need
  2. 2
    [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!

  3. 3

    blessed

    or

    Blessed

    [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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blessedness

noun [uncountable]

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