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EDIFICATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does edification mean? 

EDIFICATION (noun)
  The noun EDIFICATION has 1 sense:

1. uplifting enlightenment

  Familiarity information: EDIFICATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EDIFICATION (noun)


Sense 1edification [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Uplifting enlightenment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

edification; sophistication

Hypernyms ("edification" is a kind of...):

enlightenment (education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "edification"):

disenchantment; disillusion; disillusionment (freeing from false belief or illusions)


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