Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the illuminati; a person claiming to possess exceptional enlightenment.

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Examples

  • On that occasion Bonaparte owed his life only to the irresolution of the young 'illuminato' who wished to sacrifice him to his fanatical fury.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • The Minister, Baron Edelsheim, is half an illuminato, half a philosopher, half a politician, and half a revolutionist.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Krishna also relates {FN26-3} that it was he, in a former incarnation, who communicated the indestructible yoga to an ancient illuminato, Vivasvat, who gave it to Manu, the great legislator.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • In più Frattini da illuminato diplomatico ha espresso il suo giudizio politico : "La situazione egiziana - ha dichiarato - non è comparabile a quella tunisina: in Egitto vi sono delle pulsioni del fondamentalismo islamico, dell'estremismo radicale..."

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  • Nelle premesse di un giorno, con il sole alle spalle, l'orizzonte illuminato, il domani s'attendeva radioso.

    Sicily Scene

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