beatitude

Part of speech: noun

Supreme blessedness; a declaration of blessedness, as in Matt. v, 3 - 11.

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Usage examples "beatitude":

  1. A friend, protesting vehemently against the phrase " crucified to his thought" says, " It was his life- long beatitude to observe and ponder and conclude." - "Gilbert Keith Chesterton", Maisie Ward.
  2. It seemed as if I was already in the fruition of beatitude. - "The Autobiography of Madame Guyon", Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon.
  3. Every day it added something to Miss Breezy’ s increasing air of dignity and beatitude. - "The Rustle of Silk", Cosmo Hamilton.