Origin of epiphany
OTHER WORDS FROM epiphanyep·i·phan·ic [ep-uh-fan-ik], /ˌɛp əˈfæn ɪk/, e·piph·a·nous, adjective
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How to use epiphany in a sentence
Someone will come up with the right name, a moment of epiphany when everyone shouts, “That’s it!”
At some point in every encounter, an epiphany flickers across her face and Iris—the name of a flower but also a crucial part of eyes both animal and mechanical—suddenly knows how to alter her behavior to suit her date.A New Season of The Girlfriend Experience Gives Us Yet Another Exploration of Tech and Male Desire|Judy Berman|April 30, 2021|Time
Suddenly now, there are a lot of us having epiphanies that things are really bad in ways we didn’t realize.
Though I’ve had plenty of experiences in the kitchen, this existential epiphany was recently cemented when my 13-year-old son asked me to teach him to make key lime pie.This key lime pie is a great tool for building kids’ — or your — confidence in the kitchen|Allison Robicelli|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Nemerov is a teacher, and good teachers know how to structure the drama of learning, to create the conditions for epiphany.Helen Frankenthaler came from wealth and privilege. Her art transcends that.|Philip Kennicott|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Richard Kurin was a 19-year-old anthropology student in India when he experienced his material culture epiphany.
Zaks experienced an epiphany of sorts a couple years ago, when he was looking through a book of Tony Walton illustrations.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’|Ross Wetzsteon|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While watching The Ten Commandments on TV with their children for the umpteenth time, Burnett and Downey had an epiphany.
This was an epiphany, this was imprinted on you, you could do anything now.
The teenager went to rehab, and then went right back to using—until he had an epiphany.‘Glee’ Star Cory Monteith Found Dead: A Tortured Talent Gone Too Soon|Marlow Stern|July 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their escape was made at midnight on the eve of Epiphany, 1649, all the court following in great disorder.
Neophytes should therefore be baptized at Easter and Pentecost alone, never at Epiphany.
So careful is the poet to prepare both sides—the divine epiphany, and the mortal who is to behold it.Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider
He thought the lessons of the Nativity and Epiphany came as a very wholesome corrective to these tendencies.The Church Index|William Pepperell
There is nothing of him now in Florence, save a few drawings in the Uffizi and an unfinished picture of the Epiphany.The Story of Florence|Edmund G. Gardner