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Synonyms for enlightened

Noun

1. initiate, enlightened, people
usage: people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it is very familiar to the initiate"

Verb

1. enlighten, edify, teach, learn, instruct
usage: make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal"
2. enlighten, irradiate, prophesy, vaticinate
usage: give spiritual insight to; in religion
3. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate, clarify, clear up, elucidate
usage: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"

Adjective

1. enlightened (vs. unenlightened), edified, educated, informed
usage: having knowledge and spiritual insight
2. educated, enlightened, informed (vs. uninformed)
usage: characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved; "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"
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