edifying vs enlightening what difference

what is difference between edifying and enlightening

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛdɪfaɪɪŋ/

Adjective

edifying (comparative more edifying, superlative most edifying)

  1. That educates, informs, illuminates or instructs.
  2. That enlightens or uplifts.

Verb

edifying

  1. present participle of edify

Noun

edifying (plural edifyings)

  1. edification
    • 2002, E. Beatrice Batson, Selected comedies and late romances of Shakespeare from a Christian perspective
      I am slightly skeptical about the neatness of these edifyings in the play. Olivia remains my best positive case, Malvolio my best negative. “Too proud,” as Viola says, Olivia is humbled by both Feste and Viola, her twin fools, but more obviously and more frequently by herself, until finally she is blessed with the joy of undeserved grace and love. Malvolio will not learn that his madness is everyone’s madness in Illyria.

Anagrams

  • deifying


English

Verb

enlightening

  1. present participle of enlighten

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