verb (used with object), ed·i·fied, ed·i·fy·ing.
Origin of edify
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We got another glimpse of the balloon to cheer us, and were also edified in the course of the day with news of the Belmont battle.The Siege of Kimberley|T. Phelan
The old folks were at first amused, then edified by this stubborn reaction to a profound instinct.Painted Veils|James Huneker
Posterity is edified by discoveries of frauds by which the priests maintain their power.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
When the two have had their wish, and been hanged "out of hand," the bystanders are edified to tears.A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)|Mrs. Sutherland Orr
And do you imagine that your brains will be edified by coming in contact with these books?Louis' School Days|E. J. May