Edifying - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈedɪfaɪɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word edifying
Brit.  |ˈɛdɪfʌɪɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word edifying
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to edify

adjective

- enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement(syn: enlightening)

the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read

Examples

the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read

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