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... Blessed Louis Martin (22 August 1823 - 29 July 1894) was a French layman and the father of Saint Thérèse de Lisieux ... His wife was Blessed Marie-Azélie Guérin ...
... Adoratrices, Handmaids of the Blessed Sacrament and of Charity, is a Roman Catholic religious institute founded in 1856 by Saint María Micaela of the ...
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More definitions of "blessed":
- (adj): Characterized by happiness and good fortune.
Example: "A blessed time"
- (adj): Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration.
- (adj): Expletives used informally as intensifiers.
Example: "Not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"
Synonyms: blasted, blame, blamed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, everlasting, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal
- (adj): Having good fortune bestowed or conferred upon; sometimes used as in combination.
Example: "Blessed with a strong healthy body"; "a nation blessed with peace"; "a peace-blessed era"
Synonyms: blessed with, endued with
- (adj): Worthy of worship.
Example: "The Blessed Trinity"
- (adj): Highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace).
Example: "Our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income"
Famous quotes containing the word blessed:
“When he was at the table with them, he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Then their eyes were opened, and they recognized him; and he vanished from their sight.”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 24:30,31.
The Emmaus story.
“Those blessed structures, plot and rhyme
why are they no help to me now
I want to make
something imagined, not recalled?”
—Robert Lowell (19171977)
“Had I but died an hour before this chance,
I had lived a blessed time; for from this instant
Theres nothing serious in mortality.
All is but toys; renown and grace is dead,
The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees
Is left this vault to brag of.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)