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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enlightening, informative, illuminatingadjective

    tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance

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

  2. edifying, enlighteningadjective

    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"

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  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. Paul Dergarabedian:

    He’s very much tuned into the indie world and the specialized film vibe, it’s just a way to get out the kind of edgy, interesting and sometimes enlightening content that these films sometimes provide.

  2. Akron School Superintendent Kevin Shanley:

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

  3. Smithb82:

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  4. Deane Jordan:

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

  5. Mike Brown:

    We have been trying to get the correct information to the community because they are swimming in pools of misinformation and they're buying it, so I'm enlightening them on the facts and making sure they get the correct information that can battle their conspiracy theories.

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