Beatitude meaning

bē-ătĭ-to͝od, -tyo͝od
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Any of the declarations of blessedness made by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount.
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The definition of beatitude is one of the pronouncements of Christian ideals from Jesus during the Sermon on the Mount.

An example of a beatitude is "Blessed are the meek: for they will inherit the earth." from Matt. 5:5 in the Bible.

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Supreme blessedness or happiness.
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Used as a title and form of address for a patriarch in the Armenian Church or a metropolitan in the Russian Orthodox Church.

Your Beatitude.

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Perfect blessedness or happiness.
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(uncountable) Supreme, utmost bliss and happiness.
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Any one of the Biblical blessings given by Jesus in Matthew 5:3–12. E.g.: "Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth"(Matthew 5:5).
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the Beatitudes
  • the pronouncements in the Sermon on the Mount, which begin “Blessed are the poor in spirit”: Matt. 5:3-12
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the Beatitudes

Origin of beatitude

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin beātitūdō from beātus happy beatific

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French béatitude, from Latin beātitūdō (“happiness, blessedness”), from beātus (“happy, blessed”).

    From Wiktionary