Definition of Edified

1. Adjective. Instructed and encouraged in moral, intellectual, and spiritual improvement.

Similar to: Enlightened



Definition of Edified

1. Verb. (past of edify) ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) Furnished with buildings. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Edified

1. edify [v] - See also: edify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edified

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edified (current term)
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edingtonite
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Literary usage of Edified

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1. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"To them also Totila offered the same terms, and all accepted service under him. edified. ' ° _ " Rome re- There was no talk now of destroying, ..."

2. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"No sermon beside Had the eels so edified. Crabs and turtles also, ... No sermon beside The crabs so edified. Fish great and fish small, Lords, lackeys, ..."

3. Fox's Book of Martyrs: The Acts and Monuments of the Church by John Foxe, John Cumming (1844)
"... bishop of London, An. 674, thrown down by the Danes, after re-edified by King Edgar. Item, the nunnery of Berking, edified by the said ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"His clever consort was apt in conversation to side openly with the Reform party, and visitors were often edified with a half-playful contention on the ..."

5. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson, Edward Burton (1857)
"... and is glorified in it ; in respect of ourselves, who shall be rewarded for it ; and in respect of our brethren, who are edified and confirmed by it. ..."

6. Journal of the Life, Travels and Gospel Labors of Thomas Arnett by Thomas Arnett (1884)
"The virtuous were edified and encouraged, ... Many precious minds were much tendered, edified and encouraged to press heavenward. ..."

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