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Definition 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) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where beatitude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her favorite Beatitude is `Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth'

(beatitude is a kind of ...) a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

"pardon the expression"

(... is part of beatitude) the first major discourse delivered by Jesus (Matthew 5-7 and Luke 6:20-49)

Definition 2: a state of supreme happiness - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for beatitude in the sense of this definition

(beatitude is a kind of ...) state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy

(... is a kind of beatitude ) (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness

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