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Adjective: enlightened  en'lI-t(u)nd
  1. Characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved
    "an enlightened electorate";
    - educated
  2. Having knowledge and spiritual insight
Noun: enlightened  en'lI-t(u)nd
  1. People who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
    "it is very familiar to the enlightened";
    - initiate
Verb: enlighten  en'lI-t(u)n
  1. Make understand
    "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal";
    - edify
  2. Give spiritual insight to; in religion
    - irradiate
  3. Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    - clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise [Brit], crystalize, crystalise [Brit], straighten out, sort out, illuminate, elucidate

See also: edified, educated, informed

Type of: clarify, clear up, elucidate, instruct, learn, people, prophesy, teach, vaticinate

Antonym: unenlightened

Encyclopedia: Enlightened