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blessing 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈblesiNG/,
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blessings, plural;
  1. God's favor and protection
    • - may God continue to give us his blessing
  2. A prayer asking for such favor and protection
    • - a priest gave a blessing as the ship was launched
  3. Grace said before or after a meal

  4. A beneficial thing for which one is grateful; something that brings well-being
    • - great intelligence can be a curse as well as a blessing
    • - it's a blessing we're alive
  5. A person's sanction or support
    • - he gave the plan his blessing even before it was announced

  1. the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
  2. a desirable state; "enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors"
  3. grace: a short prayer of thanks before a meal; "their youngest son said grace"
  4. benediction: a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
  5. (bless) give a benediction to; "The dying man blessed his son"
  6. (bless) confer prosperity or happiness on
  7. A blessing, (also used to refer to bestowing of such) is the infusion of something with holiness, divine will, or one's hope or approval.
  8. Blessing is a poem is set in a settlement in Dharavi in India, and it describes the pandemonium that would occur if a huge water folly were to burst and shower the parched locals with water. The water is described as "the voice of a kindly god", "silver" and a "blessing". ...
  9. Blessing in Roman Catholicism, in the narrow liturgical sense, is a rite consisting of a ceremony and prayers performed in the name and with the authority of the Church by a duly qualified minister by which persons or things are sanctified as dedicated to Divine service or by which certain marks ...
  10. Blessing is a census-designated place (CDP) in Matagorda County, Texas, United States. Founded in 1903, the originally proposed name of the town, Thank God, was rejected by the United States Postal Service.
  11. The Blessing ceremony of the Unification Church is considered by the Unification Church to be the most important and central ceremony in a person’s spiritual life. The Blessing is given to married (or engaged) couples. ...
  12. Blessing was written by Hazrat Inayat Khan to be read by Universal Sufis over individuals with the hands placed on their head. It is a well known prayer within Universal Sufism and a modified version is often used in weddings.
  13. some kind of divine or supernatural aid, or reward; a pronouncement invoking divine aid; good fortune; a modern pagan ceremony; the act of declaring, seeking or bestowing favor; approval; a thing one is glad of; a prayer before a meal; grace; a group of unicorns
  14. (bless) To make something blessed, to confer blessing upon; Used as an expression of endearment, or (ironically) belittlement
  15. (blessed) Having divine aid, or protection, or other blessing; In Catholicism, a title indicating the beatification of a person, thus allowing public veneration of those who have lived in sanctity or died as martyrs; Held in veneration; revered; Worthy of worship; holy
  16. (BLESSINGS) There are various official blessings in Mormonism. These include, but are not limited to, the naming and blessing of children, confirming of new members, dedicating of homes and graves, and blessings administered by fathers on the members of their families. ...
  17. (Blessings) Positive thoughts usually having a spiritual component.
  18. (Blessings) Things and words that make it easier for you to love yourself, others, God.
  19. (bless) In corporate life, to grant official approval to a thing, as in, "The VP of Engineering has blessed our WebCruncher project." Similarly in Perl, to grant official approval to a referent so that it can function as an object, such as a WebCruncher object. See bless.
  20. (1 Bless) Allies gain +1 on attack rolls and +1 on saves against fear.
  21. (Bless) (verb)                  Honour something
  22. (Bless) Action of using spell 'Blessing' on a creature
  23. (Bless) Endow a person with the authority to be healthy, wealthy and wise. Also bless is used to ratify or invoke God's authority and power to promote well-being and/or prosperity over. Often blessing is seen as an authority complimenting a subordinate on his performance or ability. ...
  24. (Bless) God blesses men by imposing his perfect attributes (such as omniscience and omnipotence) in favor on them. Men bless God by celebrating and ascribing to Him all those perfect attributes that are His. ...
  25. (Bless) Here are the definitions from Easton's Bible Dictionary: