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Pronunciation:  enl'Itund

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  1. [n]  people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it is very familiar to the initiate"
  2. [adj]  highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "an enlightened public"; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"
  3. [adj]  freed from illusion
  4. [adj]  having knowledge and spiritual insight;
  5. [adj]  having or based on relevant experience; "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"

ENLIGHTENED is a 11 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: disenchanted, disillusioned, edified, educated, initiate, knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read
 Antonyms: unenlightened, uninitiate
 See Also: informed, people



Thesaurus Terms
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