Synonyms of enlightened


1. initiate, enlightened, people

usage: people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it is very familiar to the initiate"


1. enlighten, edify, teach, learn, instruct

usage: make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal"

2. enlighten, irradiate, prophesy, vaticinate

usage: give spiritual insight to; in religion

3. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate, clarify, clear up, elucidate

usage: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"


1. enlightened (vs. unenlightened), edified, educated, informed

usage: having knowledge and spiritual insight

2. educated, enlightened, informed (vs. uninformed)

usage: characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved; "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"

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