What does enlightened mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. initiate, enlightenedadjective

    people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity

    "it is very familiar to the initiate"

  2. enlightenedadjective

    having knowledge and spiritual insight

  3. educated, enlightenedadjective

    characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved

    "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"


  1. enlightenednoun

    Someone who has been introduced to the mysteries of some activity, religion especially Buddhism

  2. enlightenedadjective

    educated or informed

  3. enlightenedadjective

    Made aware of something

  4. enlightenedadjective

    Freed from illusion

  5. enlightenedadjective

    Exceedingly wise

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enlightened in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enlightened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of enlightened in a Sentence

  1. Biden TransitionPeople of color:

    I am hopeful that the President will be mildly more enlightened before we get to January 20.

  2. Ken Erhlich:

    Now we have a new generation that's taking it even further, building on what the base of what that was and the popularity and reaching an even more enlightened audience of both men and women, but they're doing it on their own terms.


    When enlightened souls come in contact with ignorant people like you, they have to speak in YOUR language, because you are not yet qualified to speak to them, you have not yet mastered the ART to commune with them. Ordinarily communication happens between two minds, communion between two beings.

  4. Frederick Douglass:

    I know no class of my fellowmen, however just, enlightened, and humane, which can be wisely and safely trusted absolutely with the liberties of any other class.

  5. Lao Tzu:

    He who knows others is wise.He who knows himself is enlightened.

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