Synonyms and Antonyms for Enlightenment

1. enlightenment (n.)

education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge

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2. Enlightenment (n.)

a movement in Europe from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the use of reason and individualism instead of tradition and established doctrine


3. enlightenment (n.)

(Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness