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 Dictionary entry overview: What does edification mean? 

  The noun EDIFICATION has 1 sense:

1. uplifting enlightenment

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

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1edification [BACK TO TOP]


Uplifting enlightenment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents


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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