Enlightenment Synonyms and Antonyms

ĕn-līt'n-mənt

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Synonyms for Enlightenment

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The ability to apply relevant knowledge in an insightful way, especially to different situations from that in which the knowledge was gained.
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To explain or clarify something:
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(--- Religion) To give spiritual insight and understanding to
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Intellectual, moral, or spiritual improvement; enlightenment.
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Culture is defined as a high degree of taste, knowledge and interest in arts, literature and other scholarly fields.
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Something, as a writing or event, containing or showing such a communication, disclosure, or manifestation
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Adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See illuminate (transitive verb).
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To enlighten intellectually; to illuminate.
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Tending to edification.
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To give light to; light up
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A period of European history in the 18th cent. noted for belief in the ability of reason to discover truth, shape society, etc.
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The state or quality of being aware of something
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Giving light; illuminating
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Of, capable of, or causing illumination
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(Buddhism) The state of enlightenment that finally ends the cycle of death and rebirth and leads to nirvana
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A clear understanding of the inner nature of some specific thing
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(Buddhism) The state of perfect blessedness achieved by the extinction of individual existence and by the absorption of the soul into the supreme spirit, or by the extinction of all desires and passions
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That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or "˜genuine' reality.
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To educate is defined as to teach a skill or subject, or provide with information.
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To cause to learn by example or experience:
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(Countable) Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally.
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(Uncountable) Mental, sometimes emotional process of comprehension, assimilation of knowledge, which is subjective by its nature.
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Antonyms for Enlightenment

The condition of being uninformed or uneducated. Lack of knowledge or information.
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education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
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The definition of bewilderment is a feeling of confusion or lack of understanding.
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The definition of confusion is a state of bewilderment, misunderstanding or chaos.
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Words Related to Enlightenment

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Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study:
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The definition of civilization refers to a society or group of people or the process of achieving a higher state of social development.
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Find another word for enlightenment. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for enlightenment, like: satori (Zen Buddhism), wisdom, illuminating, elucidate, enlighten, edification, culture, revelation, ignorance, illumination and irradiate.