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enlightened

adjective

: having or showing a good understanding of how people should be treated : not ignorant or narrow in thinking

Full Definition of ENLIGHTENED

1
:  freed from ignorance and misinformation <an enlightened people> <an enlightened time>
2
:  based on full comprehension of the problems involved <issued an enlightened ruling>

Examples of ENLIGHTENED

  1. an enlightened approach to prison reform

First Known Use of ENLIGHTENED

1652

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