Definition of Enlightenment


  • a movement in Europe from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the use of reason and individualism instead of tradition and established doctrine
    "the Enlightenment brought about many humanitarian reforms"
    - age of reason
  • (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation
    characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
  • education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
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Unscramble enlightenment

337 unscramble word found using the letters enlightenment.

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