AskDefine | Define beatific

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beatific adj
1 experiencing or bestowing celestial joy; "beatific peace"
2 marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic benificence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother" [syn: angelic, angelical, saintlike, saintly, sainted]

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From beatify, from Latin beatificare, make blessed, from beatus, blessed + ficare, make, variant form of facere, make
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