Learner's definition of BLESSING
approval that allows or helps you to do something
He gave his blessing to the plan. [=he approved the plan]
Presumably he was acting with the government's blessing.
They got married without their parents' blessing.
help and approval from God
something that helps you or brings happiness
— usually singular
My daughter is a blessing to me in my old age.
E-mail can be a blessing if you travel a lot in business.
It's a blessing that you came when you did.
◊ Something that is a blessing in disguise seems to be a bad thing at first but actually is a good thing.
◊ If something is a blessing and a curse or a mixed blessing there are both good and bad things about it.
the act of asking God to care for and protect someone or something
count your blessings
to make a special effort to appreciate the good things in your life