enlightenment

  • 1Enlightenment — may refer to:pirituality and religion* Enlightenment (concept), religious or intellectual * Mysticism, pursuit of communion with an ultimate reality History*Age of Enlightenment, period in Western history and its corresponding movement *Scottish… …

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  • 2Enlightenment — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Enlightenment …

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  • 5ENLIGHTENMENT — ENLIGHTENME Si l’Enlightenment peut être distingué assez aisément de la «philosophie des Lumières» française, cela se voit, dès l’abord, en ce que l’Enlightenment ne se préoccupe pas de lutter contre l’Église; de même, l’Aufklärung, à l’origine,… …

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  • 6enlightenment — 1660s, action of enlightening, from ENLIGHTEN (Cf. enlighten) + MENT (Cf. ment). Only ever used in figurative sense, of spiritual enlightenment, etc. Attested from 1865 as a translation of Ger. Aufklärung, a name for the spirit and system of… …

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  • 7Enlightenment — the Enlightenment a period in the eighteenth century when many writers and scientists believed that science and knowledge, not religion, could improve people s lives …

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  • 8enlightenment — ► NOUN 1) the action of enlightening or the state of being enlightened. 2) (the Enlightenment) a European intellectual movement of the late 17th and 18th centuries emphasizing reason and individualism rather than tradition …

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  • 9enlightenment — [en līt′ nmənt, in līt′ nmənt] n. an enlightening or being enlightened the Enlightenment 1. a mainly 18th cent. European philosophical movement characterized by a reliance on reason and experience rather than dogma and tradition and by an… …

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  • 10Enlightenment — En*light en*ment, n. 1. Act of enlightening, or the state of being enlightened or instructed. [1913 Webster] 2. same as {Aufkl[ A]rung}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

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  • 11enlightenment — I noun appreciation, awakening, clarification, cognition, cognizance, comprehension, direction, disabusal, disclosure, edification, education, elucidation, enucleation, experience explication, explanation, familiarity, illumination, insight,… …

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  • 12Enlightenment — es un ligero entorno de escritorio para UNIX y GNU/Linux. Es muy configurable y visualmente es muy atractivo …

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  • 13enlightenment — [n] awareness, understanding broad mindedness, civilization, comprehension, cultivation, culture, edification, education, information, insight, instruction, knowledge, learning, literacy, open mindedness, refinement, sophistication, teaching,… …

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  • 14enlightenment — /en luyt n meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of enlightening. 2. the state of being enlightened: to live in spiritual enlightenment. 3. (usually cap.) Buddhism, Hinduism. prajna. 4. the Enlightenment, a philosophical movement of the 18th century,… …

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  • 15ENLIGHTENMENT —    1) a movement characterized by the historian TROELTSCH (1865 1923) as the beginning of the really modern period of European CULTURE. It had its roots in PROTESTANT CHRISTIANITY and was strongly influenced by PIETISM finding its clearest… …

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  • 16enlightenment — [[t]ɪnla͟ɪt(ə)nmənt[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Enlightenment means the act of enlightening or the state of being enlightened. Stella had a moment of enlightenment. 2) N UNCOUNT In Buddhism, enlightenment is a final spiritual state in which everything is… …

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