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  1. enlightening, informative, illuminatingadjective

    tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance

    "an enlightening glimpse of government in action"; "an illuminating lecture"

    Synonyms:
    informative, edifying, informatory, illuminating, instructive

    Antonyms:
    unenlightening, unilluminating

  2. edifying, enlighteningadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    informative, edifying, illuminating

    Antonyms:
    unenlightening, unilluminating

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How to use enlightening in a sentence?

  1. Mike Brown:

    We have been trying to get the correct information to the community because they are swimming in pools of misinformation and they're buying it, so I'm enlightening them on the facts and making sure they get the correct information that can battle their conspiracy theories.

  2. Smithb82:

    Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video to make your point. You clearly know what youre talking about, why throw away your intelligence on just posting videos to your weblog when you could be giving us something enlightening to read? kaaebceebfbkbaad

  3. Iris Murdoch:

    Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes.

  4. Kamala Harris:

    I believe that what was absolutely enlightening -- and should be deeply troubling to the entire American public -- is that he made a decision and didn't review the evidence, no prosecutor worth her salt would make a decision about whether the president of the United States was involved in obstruction of justice without reviewing the evidence.

  5. Akron School Superintendent Kevin Shanley:

    Over the past few days, we've been having some productive and enlightening conversations within our district.


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