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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"

Wiktionary

  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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Numerology

  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. Gordana Biernat:

    To ACCEPT something and suffer is to become a victim. To accept that something is AS IT IS and then let it go or say no is to be ENLIGHTENED.

  2. Mary McCarthy:

    Anti-Semitism is a horrible disease from which nobody is immune, and it has a kind of evil fascination that makes an enlightened person draw near the source of infection, supposedly in a scientific spirit, but really to sniff the vapors and dally with the possibility.

  3. George Orwell:

    Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.

  4. H. L. Mencken:

    That erroneous assumption is to the effect that the aim of public education is to fill the young of the species with knowledge and awaken their intelligence, and so make them fit to discharge the duties of citizenship in an enlightened and independent manner. Nothing could be further from the truth. The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all, it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality. That is its aim in the United States, whatever the pretensions of politicians, pedagogues and other such mountebanks, and that is its aim everywhere else.

  5. Darrin Jet Virginiak:

    Curiosity killed the cat but the cat died enlightened.

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