(adjective, verb)


1. highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)

- our blessed land

- the blessed assurance of a steady income

Similar word(s): fortunate, golden, blest

2. worthy of worship

- the Blessed Trinity

Similar word(s): holy

3. expletives used informally as intensifiers

- not a blessed dime

- I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing

Similar word(s): cursed, curst, blame, blamed, blasted, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, infernal

4. Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration

Similar word(s): holy, beatified

5. enjoying the bliss of heaven

Similar word(s): saved

6. characterized by happiness and good fortune

- a blessed time

Similar word(s): happy

Sentences with blessed as an adjective:

- Not one blessed person offered to help me out.


1. simple past tense and past participle of bless