Enlightenment Definition

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[n] education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
[n] a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions


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Synonyms

Age of Reason

Antonyms

unenlightenment

Misc. Definitions

\En*light"en*ment\, n. Act of enlightening, or the state of being enlightened or instructed.
\En*light"en*ment\, n. = {Aufkl["A]rung}.

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