enlightening

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

Definition of enlightening

  1. :  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

1574

First Known Use of enlightening

1574



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