beatified (not comparable)
- Blissful or supremely blessed.
- 1695, John Dryden, “Preface of the Translator, with a Parallel, of Poetry and Painting”, in C[harles] A[lphonse] du Fresnoy, De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting, […], London: […] J[ohn] Heptinstall for W. Rogers, […], OCLC 261121781, page ix:
- I [the painter Guido Reni] wiſh I had the wings of an Angel, to have aſcended into Paradiſe, and there to have beheld the Forms of thoſe beatify'd Spirits, from which I might have copy'd my Archangel: […]
- (Roman Catholicism) Having been recognized and declared, by the church, that a deceased has entered heaven; having attained this step in the process of canonization.