- enlightening enlightening adj.
1. enlightening so as to encourage intellectual or moral
Syn: edifying. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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enlightening — enlightening; un·enlightening; … English syllables
enlightening — index advisory, demonstrative (illustrative), didactic, informative, informatory, interpretive Burton s Legal Thesaurus … Law dictionary
enlightening — adj. 1) thoroughly enlightening 2) enlightening to + inf. (it was enlightening to read the old newspaper accounts of the incident) * * * thoroughly enlightening enlightening to + inf. (it was enlightening to read the old newspaper accounts of the … Combinatory dictionary
enlightening — adjective 1. tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance an enlightening glimpse of government in action an illuminating lecture • Syn: ↑informative, ↑illuminating • Ant: ↑unenlightening … Useful english dictionary
enlightening — Synonyms and related words: advisory, allegorizing, annotative, autodidactic, brightening, broadening, clarifying, coeducational, communicative, critical, cultural, demonstrative, demythologizing, didactic, disabusing, disciplinary, disenchanting … Moby Thesaurus
enlightening — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Promoting culture: civilizing, cultural, edifying, humanizing, refining. See CULTURE. 2. Serving to educate or inform: edifying, educational, educative, illuminative, informative, instructional, instructive.… … English dictionary for students
enlightening — en lightÂ·enÂ·ing || nÉªÅ‹ adj. tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance enÂ·lightÂ·en || Éªn laÉªtn v. instruct, provide with intellectual or spiritual understanding … English contemporary dictionary
enlightening — See: enlighten … English dictionary
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