Definitions of enlightening

  1. Illuminating. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. 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

Usage examples for enlightening

  1. The sight of the empty rooms was enlightening and needed no comment. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  2. He dreamed of seven stars enlightening the world, which represented himself and his six friends. – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart