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enlightened
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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Definition
having or receiving important knowledge or understanding — (sometimes a spiritual belief)

or:

free of false beliefs based on superstition or prejudice
  • Here the gentlemen interposed with earnest petitions to be further enlightened on these two last-named points; but they got only blushes, ejaculations, tremors, and titters, in return for their importunity.
    Chapter 18 (96% in)
  • When he had done, instead of feeling better, calmer, more enlightened by his discourse, I experienced an inexpressible sadness; for it seemed to me — I know not whether equally so to others — that the eloquence to which I had been listening had sprung from a depth where lay turbid dregs of disappointment — where moved troubling impulses of insatiate yearnings and disquieting aspirations.
    Chapter 30 (33% in)
  • I rose from the thanksgiving — took a resolve — and lay down, unscared, enlightened — eager but for the daylight.
    Chapter 35 (**% in)

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