Such intemperate exchanges will hardly count as edifying but they may, alas, be unavoidable.
And pundits can always be relied upon for edifying breed comparisons.
When do we ever see elected officials engage in that sort of careful, thoughtful dialogue in an edifying way?
There were observations he would make that would be edifying to me.
This, in another form, is the edifying story of the Sacred Beetle whose pellet has rolled into a rut.
It included what was edifying, to the glory of 643God and the church.
To study the flower of the nation at close range is no longer an edifying occupation.
If you care to hear about it, here are the edifying details.
As soon as this edifying chapter was ended, Mr. Effingham commenced the solemn rites for the dead.
"We are reading Ruskin," May replied, in her most edifying tone of voice.
to inform or enlighten intellectually or spiritually
Latin aedes 'building' + -ficare 'to make'
mid-14c., "to build, construct," also, in figurative use, "to build up morally or in faith," from Old French edefiier "build, install, teach, instruct (morally)," from Latin aedificare "to build, construct," in Late Latin "improve spiritually, instruct" (see edifice). Related: Edified; edifying.