Noun Definition


1.Definition: (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness

Related Noun(s):nirvana

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2.Definition: a movement in Europe from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the use of reason and individualism instead of tradition and established doctrine

"The Enlightenment brought about many humanitarian reforms"

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3.Definition: education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge

Category: General