Definition of Blest

1. Adjective. Highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace). "The blessed assurance of a steady income"

Exact synonyms: Blessed
Similar to: Fortunate, Golden
Antonyms: Cursed



Definition of Blest

1. a. Blessed.

Definition of Blest

1. Verb. (archaic spelling of blessed): (past of bless) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blest

1. bless [v] - See also: bless

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blest

blessedness
blessednesses
blessee
blessees
blesser
blessers
blesses
blessest
blesseth
blessin'
blessing
blessing in disguise
blessings
blessings in disguise
blessworthy
blest (current term)
blet
bletcherous
blether
blethered
blethering
blethers
bletia
blets
bletted
bletting
bleu
bleu, blanc et rouge
bleu-cheese
bleu celeste

Literary usage of Blest

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1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"There's nanc that's blest of human kind But the cheerful and the gay, ... Nature^ And e'en when this beauty your bosom has blest, The brightest o' ..."

2. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"Wouldst read thyself, and read thou knowest not what, And yet know whether thou art blest or not, By reading the same lines ? 0 then come hither, ..."

3. Greek and Roman [mythology] by William Sherwood Fox (1916)
"Elysion, The Islands of the blest. ... a land of eternal happiness with broad flowery fields known now as Elysion, and now as the Islands of the blest. ..."

4. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1916)
"Elysion, The Islands of the blest. — The domain of Hades was not, however, the only abode of those who had come to the end of this life, for there was, ..."

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