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enlightened


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enlightened 
  adj  1:  highly  educated;  having  extensive  information  or 
  understanding;  "an  enlightened  public";  "knowing 
  instructors";  "a  knowledgeable  critic";  "a 
  knowledgeable  audience"  [syn:  {knowing},  {knowledgeable}, 
  {learned},  {lettered},  {well-educated},  {well-read}] 
  2:  having  knowledge  and  spiritual  insight;  [ant:  {unenlightened}] 
  3:  freed  from  illusion  [syn:  {disillusioned}] 
  4:  having  or  based  on  relevant  experience;  "an  educated  guess"; 
  "an  enlightened  electorate"  [syn:  {educated}] 
  n  :  people  who  been  introduced  to  the  mysteries  of  some  field  or 
  activity;  "it  is  very  familiar  to  the  initiate"  [syn:  {initiate}] 
  [ant:  {uninitiate}] 




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