Synonyms for revelation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : rev-uh-ley-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : ˌrɛv əˈleɪ ʃən

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Définition of revelation

Origin :
  • c.1300, "disclosure of information to man by a divine or supernatural agency," from Old French revelacion and directly from Latin revelationem (nominative revelatio), noun of action from past participle stem of revelare "unveil, uncover, lay bare" (see reveal). General meaning "disclosure of facts" is attested from late 14c.; meaning "striking disclosure" is from 1862. As the name of the last book of the New Testament (Revelation of St. John), it is first attested late 14c. (see apocalypse); as simply Revelations, it is first recorded 1690s.
  • noun disclosure, telling
Example sentences :
  • The past had a certain revelation of truth; but the revelation of truth did not end with the past.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • It was to her the revelation of a heart, and she saw with reverence.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • At this revelation a vivid blush glowed on Gracie Dennis' cheek.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • The man who had so loved her, so trusted her, was overwhelmed by the revelation.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • What magic in the utterance, what a revelation of Cleopatra's character and of Shakespeare's!
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • And this illustration has significance for more than the physical order of revelation.
  • Extract from : « Understanding the Scriptures » by Francis McConnell
  • "Well, but I don't—" The revelation came to me before I could complete the sentence.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • He broke a roll and munched it gloomily, pondering this revelation.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune Hunter » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • What a revelation, full of terrible testimony and immense sadness!
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • And how then can polished manners be a revelation of what is within?
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald

Antonyms for revelation

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