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Definition of blessed adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1Blessed holy the Blessed Virgin Mary
  2. 2(in religious language) lucky Blessed are the poor.
  3. 3[only before noun] enjoyable in a way that gives you a sense of peace or a feeling of freedom from anxiety or pain a moment of blessed calm
  4. 4[only before noun] (old-fashioned) (informal) used to express mild anger I can't see a blessed thing without my glasses.
adverb The kitchen was warm and blessedly familiar.
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noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: blessed