Etymology

1. epiphany

noun. ['ɪˈpɪfəni'] a divine manifestation.

Etymology

  • epyphanie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • epiphania (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Epiphany

  • polyphony
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How to spell epiphany? Is it epifenny? Or epiphaneia? Common misspellings are:

  • epifenny
  • epiphaneia

2. Epiphany

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

Synonyms

  • Epiphany of Our Lord
  • Christian holy day
  • Jan
  • Three Kings' Day
  • Twelfth day
  • January 6

Example sentences of the word epiphany


1. Adjective
Also called an *epiphany* moment, an "aha" moment happens when everything suddenly clicks into place.

2. Noun, singular or mass
“I had this epiphany that my life is my own and my choices are my own,” she told the magazine.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
As you analyze the ending, consider what epiphany the main character reaches and how it relates to his final actions in the story.

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