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Noun: beatitude  bee'a-tu,t(y)ood
  1. A state of supreme happiness
    - blessedness, beatification
Noun: Beatitude
  1. One of the eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount; in Latin each saying begins with 'beatus' (blessed)
    "her favourite Beatitude is 'Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth'"

Derived forms: beatitudes

Type of: expression, felicity, happiness, locution, saying

Part of: Sermon on the Mount

Encyclopedia: Beatitude