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.)

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

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3. 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