illumination

[ ih-loo-muh-ney-shuhn ]
/ ɪˌlu məˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

Origin of illumination

1300–50; Middle English < Medieval Latin illūminātiōn- (stem of illūminātiō) spiritual enlightenment (Latin: illustriousness, glory) See illuminate, -ion

Related forms

il·lu·mi·na·tion·al, adjectivenon·il·lu·mi·na·tion, nounpre·il·lu·mi·na·tion, nounre·il·lu·mi·na·tion, noun
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illumination

/ (ɪˌluːmɪˈneɪʃən) /

noun

Derived Forms

illuminational, adjective
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