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"

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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. Kamala Harris:

    I believe that what was absolutely enlightening -- and should be deeply troubling to the entire American public -- is that he made a decision and didn't review the evidence, no prosecutor worth her salt would make a decision about whether the president of the United States was involved in obstruction of justice without reviewing the evidence.

  2. Jenny Beth Martin:

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

  3. Smithb82:

    Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video to make your point. You clearly know what youre talking about, why throw away your intelligence on just posting videos to your weblog when you could be giving us something enlightening to read? kaaebceebfbkbaad

  4. 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.

  5. David Schoenbrun:

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

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