Synonyms for illumination

Synonyms for (noun) illumination

Synonyms: miniature, illumination

Definition: painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)

Similar words: painting, picture

Definition: graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface

Usage: a small painting by Picasso; he bought the painting as an investment; his pictures hang in the Louvre


Synonyms: illuminance, illumination

Definition: the luminous flux incident on a unit area

Similar words: light, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brightness, brightness level

Definition: the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

Usage: its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun


Synonyms: illumination, elucidation, clarification

Definition: an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding

Usage: the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook

Similar words: interpretation

Definition: an explanation that results from interpreting something

Usage: the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence


Synonyms: illumination

Definition: the degree of visibility of your environment

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state


Synonyms: illumination, light

Definition: a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination

Usage: follow God's light

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations