What does enlightening mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enlightening, informative, illuminating(adj)

    tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance

    "an enlightening glimpse of government in action"; "an illuminating lecture"

  2. edifying, enlightening(adj)

    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"

How to pronounce enlightening?

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    Veena
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How to say enlightening in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enlightening in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enlightening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of enlightening in a Sentence

  1. David Schoenbrun:

    History's lessons are no more enlightening than the wisdom of those who interpret them.

  2. Deane Jordan:

    The Statue of Liberty is not that monument's name. It is Liberty Enlightening the World.

  3. Iris Murdoch:

    Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes.

  4. Akron School Superintendent Kevin Shanley:

    Over the past few days, we've been having some productive and enlightening conversations within our district.

  5. Jenny Beth Martin:

    It will be very enlightening to see the content of the emails as (the inspector general) continues the investigation.

Images & Illustrations of enlightening

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