Definitions of enlightening

  1. enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement; "the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance; "an enlightening glimpse of government in action" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. highly enlightening; making understandable or clarifying; "an illuminating lecture"; "illuminating pieces of information" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Illuminating. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.