Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Belief in or proclamation of a special personal enlightenment.
  • n. The ideas and principles of various groups of Illuminati.

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  • n. The principles of the Illuminati.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The principles of the Illuminati.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The principles or claims of illuminati, or of a sect or the order of Illuminati. Also illuminatism.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French illuminisme, from illuminé, an illuminist, from past participle of illuminer, to illuminate, from Old French; see illumine.

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Compare French illuminisme.

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