Blessing meaning

blĕs'ĭng
Good wishes or approval.
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Anything that gives happiness or prevents misfortune; special benefit or favor.
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Blessing is defined as God's favor, or a person's sanction or support, or something you ask God for, or something for which you are grateful.

When God looks down upon you and protects you, this is an example of God's blessing.

When a father OKs a marriage proposal, this is an example of when he gives his blessing.

When you pray to God and ask to be held in good favor, this is an example of when you seek God's blessing.

When you are thankful to have your child, this is an example of when your child is a blessing.

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The act of one that blesses.
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A short prayer said before or after a meal; grace.
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The gift of divine favor.
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Something promoting or contributing to happiness, well-being, or prosperity; a boon.
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A prayer before a meal; grace.
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Some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward.
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A grace said before or after eating.
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A group of unicorns.
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Good fortune.
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The act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.

We will not proceed without the executive director's blessing.

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Approbation; approval.

This plan has my blessing.

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(paganism) A modern pagan ceremony.
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A thing one is glad of.
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A pronouncement invoking divine aid.
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The act or prayer of one who blesses; invocation or benediction.
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Origin of blessing

  • From Old English bletsung
    From Wiktionary