Word of the Week for the week of November 13, 2016



Meaning & Usage

adjective blissfully happy, saintly.

Then Beth turns on this beatific smile. I think of it like a Mona Lisa smile.


1630s, from French béatifique or directly from Late Latin beatificus, from Latin beatus "blessed, happy," past participle of beare "make happy, bless".

See More

Want to know more about language and words? Check out these sites: