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blessing

EN[ˈblɛs.ɪŋ] [-ɛsɪŋ]
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WBlessing
  • 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.
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    Definition of blessing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLblessingsSUF-ing
    1. Some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward.
      1. A pronouncement invoking divine aid.
        1. Then everybody once more knelt, and soon the blessing was pronounced. The choir and the clergy trooped out slowly, […], down the nave to the western door. […] At a seemingly immense distance the surpliced group stopped to say the last prayer.
      2. Good fortune.
        1. (paganism) A modern pagan ceremony.
          1. The act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.
            1. We will not proceed without the executive director's blessing. ‎
          2. A thing one is glad of.
            1. A prayer before a meal; grace.
              1. A group of unicorns.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Del Valle has the blessing of a garage, so he doesn't have to claim “dibs” on shoveled street spots himself, he said.
                  • On the wedding-day the bridegroom, gorgeously arrayed, and mounted on his best horse or camel, proceeds with his friends to a "ziarat," or shrine, there to implore a blessing [ … ] .
                  • to supplicate blessings on Christian efforts to spread the gospel
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Collective nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                  Related Links:
                  1. en blessings
                  2. en blessing in disguise
                  3. en blessings in disguise
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                  Grammatically, this word "blessing" is a noun, more specifically, a collective noun and a countable noun.
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