Synonyms for edifying


1. enlighten, edify, teach, learn, instruct
usage: make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal"


1. edifying (vs. unedifying), enlightening
usage: enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement; "the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read"
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