Epiphany

  • 21epiphany — /əˈpɪfəni / (say uh pifuhnee) noun 1. an appearance, revelation, or manifestation of a divine being. 2. a revelation of the basic nature of something; a perception of some essential truth: *I often don t want to look too deeply into what he s… …

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  • 22epiphany —    This word (from the Greek epiphaneia, meaning manifestation ) can refer to any manifestation or Revelation ofGod. The feast of Epiphany, traditionally observed on January 6, celebrates the manifestation of Jesus to the world through the… …

    Glossary of theological terms

  • 23Epiphany — n. (pl. ies) 1 (Epiphany) a the manifestation of Christ to the Magi according to the biblical account. b the festival commemorating this on 6 January. 2 any manifestation of a god or demigod. Derivatives: epiphanic adj. Etymology: ME f. Gk… …

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  • 24epiphany — n. (pl. ies) 1 (Epiphany) a the manifestation of Christ to the Magi according to the biblical account. b the festival commemorating this on 6 January. 2 any manifestation of a god or demigod. Derivatives: epiphanic adj. Etymology: ME f. Gk… …

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  • 25epiphany — noun (plural nies) Etymology: Middle English epiphanie, from Anglo French, from Late Latin epiphania, from Late Greek, plural, probably alteration of Greek epiphaneia appearance, manifestation, from epiphainein to manifest, from epi + phainein to …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 26epiphany — noun /ɪˈpɪf.ə.ni,ɛˈpɪf.ə.ni,ɪˈpɪf.ə.ni,əˈpɪf.ə.ni/ a) A manifestation or appearance of a divine or superhuman being. b) An illuminating realization or discovery, often resulting in a personal feeling of elation, awe …

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  • 27Epiphany — noun Christian feast celebrating the appearance of Jesus Christ to the Magi (representing the world), traditionally celebrated on January 6, the day after the twelfth day of Christmas …

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  • 28epiphany — The manifestation of God s presence in the world. A spiritual or mystical revelation …

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  • 29Epiphany — Synonyms and related words: Advent, Allhallowmas, Allhallows, Allhallowtide, Annunciation, Annunciation Day, Ascension Day, Ash Wednesday, Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Carnival, Christmas, Corpus Christi, Easter, Easter Monday, Easter Saturday,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 30epiphany — Synonyms and related words: Christophany, Satanophany, afflatus, angelophany, apocalypse, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, avatar, coming, coming into being, coming forth, direct communication, discernibleness, disclosure,… …

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  • 31EPIPHANY —    as observed in the Christian Church, is a festival held on the 12th day after Christmas, in commemoration of the manifestation of Christ to the Magi of the East; but up to the close of the 4th century the festival also commemorated the… …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 32Epiphany — E|piph|a|ny [ıˈpıfəni] n [U] [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: épiphanie, from Greek epiphaneia appearance ] a Christian holy day on January 6th that celebrates the day when the Three Kings came to see the baby Jesus …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 33epiphany — e|piph|a|ny [ ı pıfəni ] noun count LITERARY a moment when you suddenly realize or understand something important …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 34Epiphany — E|piph|a|ny [ ı pıfəni ] noun count or uncount January 6th, celebrated by Christians as the day that the baby Jesus Christ was visited by three kings or wise men …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 35Epiphany —  January 6, or the twelfth day of Christmas on the Christian calendar …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 36EPIPHANY —    from the Greek meaning manifestation. It became a celebration in the CHRISTIAN CHURCH marking the appearance of CHRIST to the world and was celebrated on the sixth day of January …

    Concise dictionary of Religion

  • 37epiphany — sb. Wright’s L. P. p. 96 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 38epiphany — E·piph·a·ny || ɪ pɪfÉ™nɪ n. religious holiday celebrated on January 6 to commemorate the visit of the wise men to Bethlehem (Christianity) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 39Epiphany —    The day on which the visit of the wise men to the baby Jesus is celebrated …

    Who’s Who in Christianity

  • 40Epiphany — noun (not with the) a Christian holy day on January 6th that celebrates the Three Kings coming to see the baby Jesus …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English