blessing

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A blessing (also used to refer to bestowing of such) is the infusion of something with holiness, spiritual redemption, divine will, or one's hope or approval.
  • With his family's blessing, he was buried close to where he fell.
  • An annual opening event each fall features a traditional ground blessing ceremony.
  • However, he eventually got their blessing and took her home to the United States.
  • She gave her blessing for the songs to be adapted into a musical stage play.
  • After receiving the blessings from her only he decided to go to America.
  • After the ceremony the new priests gave their first blessing to their parents.
  • By their presence they bring blessings to those who are fond of them.
  • The King himself will kiss them each year when he comes to seek her blessing.
  • But no one could kill him because of the blessings of God.
  • Sometimes people desire to have this blessing for themselves as well.
  • May God's blessing rest on all who pass this way.
  • One's blessings come through the community, and one should be willing to give back.
  • Before giving its his blessings he set out the goals of such a pilgrimage.
  • A record of the blessing is made at the same time.
  • I have never done a blessing for a same-sex couple.
  • Under ordinary circumstances, a member will receive only one such blessing in his or her lifetime.
  • Eventually they get married with the blessings of their parents.
  • There they were received from her hands a blessing and a wild rose that would bring them good luck.
  • They count all their blessings and when they sit down together as a family, the lights go out.
  • During this final stage, she said she frequently experienced a rich "blessing of tears."
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Root form of blessing is bless for the verb.

Meaning of blessing

  • noun The formal act of approving
    he gave the project his blessing, his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun A desirable state
    enjoy the blessings of peace, a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors
  • noun The act of praying for divine protection
  • verb Give a benediction to
    The dying man blessed his son
  • verb Confer prosperity or happiness on
  • verb Make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on god for protection; consecrate