Definition of edifying
- an edifying discussion
- Much of Mr. Kernan's scholarship is impressive, and many of this thoughts on the history of language and literature are quite edifying.
- —Joe Queenan
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'edifying.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
What made you want to look up edifying? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
to lessen the seriousness or strength of
Get Word of the Day daily email!