Complete Definition of "blessing"

English

Etymology
Old English blÄtsunÄ¡

Pronunciation
IPA|/Ëbles.ɪÅ/, SAMPA|/"bles.IN/
audio|en-us-blessing.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉsɪÅ|-ÉsɪÅ

Noun
en-noun

  1. Some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward.
  2. A pronouncement invoking divine aid.
  3. Good fortune.
  4. context|paganism A modern pagan ceremony.
  5. the act of declaring, seeking or bestowing favor
  6. a thing one is glad of

Antonyms
curse

Related terms
blessing in disguise
mixed blessing

Translations
trans-top|Some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward
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Polish: bÅogosÅawieÅstwo n
Russian: t|ru|благоÑловение|n|trblagoslov'énije, t|ru|милоÑÑÑ|f|trmílost'
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trans-top|A pronouncement invoking divine aid
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Polish: bÅogosÅawieÅstwo n
Russian: t|ru|благоÑловение|n|tr=blagoslov'énije
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trans-top|Good fortune
trans-mid
Polish: bÅogosÅawieÅstwo n
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trans-top|(paganism) A modern pagan ceremony
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trans-top|the act of declaring, seeking or bestowing favor
trans-mid
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|Ø®Ûر|trxêr|scKUchar
Polish: bÅogosÅawieÅstwo n
Russian: t|ru|благоÑловение|n|trblagoslov'énije, t|ru|молиÑва|f|trmolítva
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trans-top|a thing one is glad of
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Polish: bÅogosÅawieÅstwo n
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ttbc|Bulgarian: благоÑÐ»Ð¾Ð²Ð¸Ñ n f
ttbc|Czech: požehnání n (1,2,3)
ttbc|Esperanto: beno
ttbc|Finnish: siunaus (1,2), onni (3)
ttbc|German: Segen
ttbc|Hebrew: ×ר×× (brakha) f
ttbc|Indonesian: berkah, berkat
ttbc|Irish: beannacht
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ttbc|Malayalam: à´à´¨àµà´àµà´°à´¹à´ (anugraham)
ttbc|Romanian: binecuvântare f
ttbc|Scottish Gaelic: beannachd
ttbc|Spanish: bendición f
ttbc|Telugu: వరమౠ(varamu), à°¦à±à°µà±à°¨ (deevena)

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