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1. enlightened

adjective. ['ˌɛnˈlaɪtənd'] having knowledge and spiritual insight.

Synonyms

  • edified
  • informed

Antonyms

  • uneducated
  • uninformed
  • nonintellectual

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Words that Rhyme with Enlightened

  • frightened
  • brightened
  • tightened
  • heightened

Example sentences of the word enlightened


1. Verb, past participle
Even those who are enlightened are not exempt from the effects of karma.

2. Adjective
To him, knowledge of the good was almost akin to an enlightened state.

Quotes containing the word enlightened


1. We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

2. Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
- Deepak Chopra

3. The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.
- Thomas Paine, A Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal on the Affairs of North America

2. enlightened

noun. ['ˌɛnˈlaɪtənd'] people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity.

Synonyms

  • initiate

Antonyms

  • noncivilized
  • naive

3. enlightened

adjective. ['ˌɛnˈlaɪtənd'] characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved.

Synonyms

  • informed

Antonyms

  • illiterate
  • innumerate
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