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Blessing - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Blessing' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Blessing [ p. pr. & vb. n.]
- of Bless
2 . Blessing [ v. t.]
- The act of one who blesses.
- A declaration of divine favor, or an invocation imploring divine favor on some or something; a benediction; a wish of happiness pronounces.
- A means of happiness; that which promotes prosperity and welfare; a beneficent gift.
- A gift.
- Grateful praise or worship.

Meaning of 'Blessing' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . blessing [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a desirable state
Example in sentence:
  • a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors;
  • enjoy the blessings of peace
Meaning (2):
- the formal act of approving
Example in sentence:
  • he gave the project his blessing;
  • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
Meaning (3):
- a short prayer of thanks before a meal
Example in sentence:
  • their youngest son said grace