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ADJECTIVE:
Showing or producing exalted joy or blessedness: a beatific smile.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin betificus : betus, happy (from past participle of bere, to bless; see deu-2 in Indo-European roots) + -ficus, -fic

OTHER FORMS:
bea·tifi·cal·ly(Adverb)


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