Synonyms for enlightened

Grammar : Adj
Spell : en-lahyt-n
Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈlaɪt n

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Définition of enlightened

Origin :
  • 1630s, "illuminated;" 1660s in the sense "well-informed;" past participle adjective from enlighten.
  • adj informed, educated
Example sentences :
  • Listening to her I was no longer the enlightened, the creedless man.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • Called "trousers" by the enlightened and "pants" by the unworthy.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • He possessed a soul brave, liberal, enlightened, and ingenuous.
  • Extract from : « Beaux and Belles of England » by Mary Robinson
  • Such were the remarks of my amiable and enlightened father-in-law!
  • Extract from : « Beaux and Belles of England » by Mary Robinson
  • Her liberal principles and her enlightened views are acknowledged by all.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened:—Behold!
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • I had very great hopes that you would have been enlightened by the wisdom of Damon.
  • Extract from : « Laches » by Plato
  • For the rest, abuses can be corrected by equity; and equity, if it is not found in the enlightened, is not to be found at all.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • The sergeant's eyes were full of questions, but Hogan enlightened him no further.
  • Extract from : « The Tavern Knight » by Rafael Sabatini
  • It was a matter of enlightened conviction on the part of the legislators.
  • Extract from : « The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV » by Various

Antonyms for enlightened

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