beatification vs beatitude what difference

what is difference between beatification and beatitude

English

Etymology

From Middle French béatification, from Medieval Latin beātificātiō.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /biˌætɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

beatification (countable and uncountable, plural beatifications)

  1. The act of beatifying, or the state of being beatified; especially, in the Roman Catholic Church, the act or process of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of “the blessed,” or has attained the second degree of sanctity, — usually a stage in the process of canonization.

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English

Etymology

From French béatitude, from Latin beātitūdō (happiness, blessedness), from beātus (happy, blessed).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /biːˈætɪtjuːd/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /biˈætɪtud/
  • Hyphenation: be‧a‧ti‧tude

Noun

beatitude (plural beatitudes)

  1. (uncountable) Supreme, utmost bliss and happiness.
    • 1887, Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet, part 1, chapter 6
      Here is Gregson coming down the road with beatitude written upon every feature of his face.
  2. Any one of the Biblical blessings given by Jesus in Matthew 5:3–12. E.g.: “Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth”(Matthew 5:5).

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