English Synonyms and Antonyms
animal, base, beastly, bestial, brutal, brute, brutish, carnal, coarse, ignorant, imbruted, insensible, lascivious, sensual, sottish, stolid, stupid, swinish, unintellectual, unspiritual, vile
people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
"it is very familiar to the initiate"
having knowledge and spiritual insight
characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved
"an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"
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Certainly, we will all have to pitch in, each to his and her best ability, and we will need some wise and enlightened people to guide us, because if we don't, it will be very difficult.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Anti-Semitism is a horrible disease from which nobody is immune, and it has a kind of evil fascination that makes an enlightened person draw near the source of infection, supposedly in a scientific spirit, but really to sniff the vapors and dally with the possibility.
It's not that employers have suddenly become enlightened, but they will have to look at older workers with a different eye, and think about hiring differently, do they want to fulfill their missions and grow their businesses, or not?
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
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- informiert, aufgeklärt, erleuchtetGerman
- sabio, iluminado, informado, educadoSpanish
- valaistunut, valistunutFinnish
- aydın, farkında, bilinçliTurkish
- روشن خیالUrdu
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