Meaning of 'illumination'

Find the meaning of the word ‘illumination’

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Meaning of ‘illumination’

5 definitions found.



painting or drawing included in a book, especially referring to illuminated medieval manuscripts

Example: "The illumination on the 11th century book was full of vines and dragons."

Synonyms: miniature


the luminous flux incident on a unit area

Synonyms: illuminance


an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding

Synonyms: clarification


the degree of visibility of your environment


a condition of spiritual awareness

Example: "divine illumination"

Synonyms: light

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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