The definition of beatification is the state of extreme happiness.(noun)
An example of beatification is nirvana, or the reaching of a transcendent state believed by some to be perfection.
Beatification is defined as the official act of the Pope proclaiming a deceased person one of the blessed.(noun)
An example of beatification is the act of Pope John Paul II giving the title of “Blessed” and its accompanying honors to Mother Regina Protmann.
See beatification in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr béatification < MFr: see beatify
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