the act of transfiguring.
the state of being transfigured.
(initial capital letter) the supernatural and glorified change in the appearance of Jesus on the mountain. Matthew 17:1–9.
(initial capital letter) the church festival commemorating this, observed on August 6.
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How to use transfiguration in a sentence
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And this slow transfiguration reached her heart, and played upon it, and transpierced it with a serious thrill.English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Furthermore, with the death of Albert Pike the cultus of Lucifer is said to have undergone a significant transfiguration.Devil-Worship in France | Arthur Edward Waite
The transfiguration, I think, will make a stare in England!'Art in England | Dutton Cook
And then she shut her eyes again, the better to remember that transfiguration of his face, the better to betray herself.The Man of the Forest | Zane Grey
Then it was that the kind-hearted, benevolent old man underwent a sudden transfiguration.
British Dictionary definitions for transfiguration (1 of 2)
the act or an instance of transfiguring or the state of being transfigured
British Dictionary definitions for Transfiguration (2 of 2)
New Testament the change in the appearance of Christ that took place before three disciples (Matthew 17:1–9)
the Church festival held in commemoration of this on Aug 6
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