edifying

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İngilizce - İngilizce
That enlightens or uplifts
Present participle of edify

Do not let any corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good for the use of edifying that it may minister grace unto the hearers. -Ephesians 4:29 (KJV).

That educates, informs, illuminates or instructs
{a} building up, instructing, profiting
disapproval You say that something is not very edifying when you want to express your disapproval or dislike of it, or to suggest that there is something unpleasant or unacceptable about it. It all brought back memories of a not very edifying past. an edifying speech, book etc improves your mind or moral character by teaching you something - sometimes used humorously
enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement; "the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read"
Instructing; improving; as, an edifying conversation
If you describe something as edifying, you mean that it benefits you in some way, for example by teaching you about something. In the 18th century art was seen, along with music and poetry, as something edifying. = instructive
edify
To build, construct

That Castle was most goodly edifyde, / And plaste for pleasure nigh that forrest syde .

edify
To instruct or improve morally or intellectually

That they ought to edify one another by maintaining and promoting the knowledge of truth.

edify
to build up, or strengthen, especially in morals or religion
edify
{v} to build up, instruct, improve, profit
edify
To improve
edify
To build; to construct
edify
To instruct and improve, especially in moral and religious knowledge; to teach
edify
To teach or persuade
edify
{f} educate morally or spiritually, provide moral guidance, strengthen, improve
edify
to improve someone's mind or character by teaching them something (édifier, from aedificare , from aedes )
edify
make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal"
edifying

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    /ˈedəˌfīəɴɢ/ /ˈɛdəˌfaɪɪŋ/

    Etimoloji

    [ 'e-d&-"fI ] (transitive verb.) 14th century. Middle English, from Middle French edifier, from Late Latin & Latin; Late Latin aedificare to instruct or improve spiritually, from Latin, to erect a house, from aedes temple, house; akin to Old English Ad funeral pyre, Latin aestas summer.

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