poet. var. of BLESSED.

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

our blessed land


the blessed assurance of a steady income

Syn: ↑blessed
Ant: ↑cursed (for: ↑blessed)
Similar to: ↑fortunate, ↑golden

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past of bless
variant of blessed

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/blest/, v.
1. a pt. and pp. of bless.
2. blessed.

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blest /blest/ pap of ↑bless1 and pat of ↑bless2
blessˈed or blest adjective
1. Happy
2. Prosperous
3. Bringing relief or happiness
4. In heaven
5. Beatified
6. Accursed, confounded (euphemistic for ↑blasted)
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Main Entry:bless

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blest UK [blest] US
the past tense and past participle of bless1
Thesaurus: irregular past tenses and past participleshyponym

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blest «blehst», verb, adjective.
blessed; a past tense and a past participle of bless: »

He was blest with good health.


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adj. archaic or literary term for blessed

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pa. tense and pple. of bless v.1

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Blest — Blest, a. Blessed. This patriarch blest. Milton. [1913 Webster] White these blest sounds my ravished ear assail. Trumbull. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blest — blest; un·blest; …   English syllables

  • blest — [blest] vt. alt. pt. & pp. of BLESS adj. blessed …   English World dictionary

  • blest — /blest/, v. 1. a pt. and pp. of bless. adj. 2. blessed. * * * …   Universalium

  • blest — alternative past tense and pp. of BLESS (Cf. bless) …   Etymology dictionary

  • blest — adj. blessed, fortunate, supremely favored; sanctified, holy bles v. bestow good, give favor; sanctify, make holy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Blest — This interesting surname of English origin is a nickname for a fortunate individual, deriving from the Middle English (i)blescede , blissed meaning blessed (from the Old English pre 7th Century blestian to bless ). The surname dates back to the… …   Surnames reference

  • blėst — interj. Š, blė̃st 1. žr. blest: Tiktai blė̃st, žvakė ir užgeso Kv. Blėst ir užgeso žiburys trobo[je] J. 2. žvilgt, dėbt: Motina blėst akis – žiūri ir netiki rš. Paryčiu dar užsnūdau, bet tuoj vėl blėst ir nubudau Lkč. Kai įėjau, tai jis tik akim… …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • Blest — Bless Bless, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blessed}or {Blest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blessing}.] [OE. blessien, bletsen, AS. bletsian, bledsian, bloedsian, fr. bl?d blood; prob. originally to consecrate by sprinkling with blood. See {Blood}.] 1. To make or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blest — blessed, blest As an attributive adjective (i.e. used before a noun), blessed is pronounced as two syllables: The Blessed Sacrament / every blessed night. When used as the past tense and past participle of the verb to bless, it is pronounced… …   Modern English usage