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Definitionhaving or receiving important knowledge or understanding — (sometimes a spiritual belief)
free of false beliefs based on superstition or prejudice
- I little expected, in this enlightened and scientific age, to find a disciple of Albertus Magnus and Paracelsus.Chapter 3 (50% in)
- Another storm enlightened Jura with faint flashes; and another darkened and sometimes disclosed the Mole, a peaked mountain to the east of the lake.Chapter 7 (48% in)
- It moved slowly, but it enlightened my path, and I again went out in search of berries.Chapter 11 (13% in)
There are no more uses of "enlightened" in Frankenstein.
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