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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: edifying (0.01058 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to edifying.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: edify memajukan pendidikan, membawa perbaikan, memperbaiki pendidikan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: edifying edifying adj : enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement; “the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read” [syn: enlightening] [ant: unedifying]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Edifying Edifying \Ed"i*fy`ing\, a. Instructing; improving; as, an edifying conversation. -- Ed"i*fy`ing*ly, adv. -- Ed"i*fy`ing*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Edify \Ed"i*fy\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Edified; p. pr. & vb. n. Edifying.] [F. ['e]difier, L. aedificare; aedes a building, house, orig., a fireplace (akin to Gr. ? to burn, Skr. idh to kindle, OHG. eit funeral pile, AS. [=a]d, OIr. aed fire) + facere to make. See Fact, -fy.] 1. To build; to construct. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] There was a holy chapel edified. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To instruct and improve, especially in moral and religious knowledge; to teach. [1913 Webster] It does not appear probable that our dispute [about miracles] would either edify or enlighten the public. --Gibbon. [1913 Webster] 3. To teach or persuade. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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