Definitions for edifying
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word edifying
enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement
"the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read"
That educates, informs, illuminates or instructs.
That enlightens or uplifts.
instructing; improving; as, an edifying conversation
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Poorly written novels--no matter how pious and edifying the behavior of the characters--are not good in themselves and are therefore not really edifying.
What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their natural and surest support.
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