enlightening

adjective en·light·en·ing \ in-ˈlīt-niŋ , -ˈlī-tᵊn-iŋ , en- \

Definition of enlightening

:providing or tending to provide knowledge, understanding, or insight
  • a very enlightening discussion
  • … he takes readers on enlightening excursions through the nature of Judaism, Hegelian philosophy, wherever his curiosity heads.
  • —George Johnson

enlighteningly

adverb

First Known Use of enlightening

1574



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