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ɪˈpɪf ə ni

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. epiphany(noun)

    a divine manifestation

  2. Epiphany, Epiphany of Our Lord, Twelfth day, Three Kings' Day, January 6(noun)

    twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus


  1. epiphany(noun)

    satori, enlightenment

  2. epiphany(noun)

    Christian feast celebrating the appearance of Jesus Christ to the Magi (representing the world), traditionally celebrated on January 6, the day after the twelfth day of Christmas.

    satori, enlightenment

  3. epiphany(noun)

    An illuminating realization or discovery, often resulting in a personal feeling of elation, awe, or wonder.

    enlightenment, satori

  4. epiphany(noun)

    Season or time of the Christian church year from the Epiphany feast day to Mardi Gras (Shrove Tuesday), the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent (See Epiphany).

    satori, enlightenment

Editors Contribution

  1. anagnorisis

    epiphany is the moment of enlightenment

    lady macbeth's main epiphany is when she realises that "all's lost": she has become queen, but is no longer macbeth's "dearest partner". lear's epiphany occurs ehe n he realises that neither goneril nor regan love him. their flattery was intended to relieve him of his power.

    Submitted by l_pasternack2003 on May 5, 2019  
  2. eureka moment

    sudden realisation

    Submitted by rinat on September 4, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. epiphany(n.)

    manifestation, appearance (especially that of christ by the star which guided the Magi to Bethlehem)

  2. epiphany(n.)

    (Eccl.) festival of the Epiphany

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    revelation, renaissance, eye-opener, illumination

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