Definitions for edificationˌɛd ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ed•i•fi•ca•tionˌɛd ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. an act of edifying.

  2. the state of being edified.

  3. moral improvement or guidance.

Origin of edification:

1350–1400; ME (< AF) < L

e•dif•i•ca•to•ryɪˈdɪf ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. edification, sophistication(noun)

    uplifting enlightenment

Wiktionary

  1. edification(Noun)

    The act of edifying, or the state of being edified; a building up, especially in a moral, emotional, or spiritual sense; moral, intellectual, or spiritual improvement; through encouragement and instruction.

  2. edification(Noun)

    A building or edifice.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edification(noun)

    the act of edifying, or the state of being edified; a building up, especially in a moral or spiritual sense; moral, intellectual, or spiritual improvement; instruction

  2. Edification(noun)

    a building or edifice


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

edification(noun)

I told you that piece of news for your edification.

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