Definitions

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  • noun Lifting up; elevation or promotion.

Etymologies

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uplift +‎ -ment

Examples

  • Besides, I can get more spiritual "upliftment" from reading fiction than I can from reading many non-fiction works.

    2010 Lenten Read-a-Thon

  • That kind of upliftment I would think is nothing more than a serious slap-down and an insult to the writer's ability.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • And this whole post has me wondering if "upliftment" is really a word.

    My Lovely New Tea Set!!! (Yes- it needs 3 exclamation points)

  • That kind of upliftment I would think is nothing more than a serious slap-down and an insult to the writer's ability.

    Race and Writing

  • Andre Knoetze, the advocate acting for the SAAIA, said the association had, in the light of the announcement, decided not to press ahead with its High Court application for "upliftment" of the ban.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Africa pledged to promote "upliftment" of Indians who remained in

    KRISHNA MENON ON RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN SOUTH AFRICA

  • So could a wider take-up of Fairtrade deliver "upliftment", a favourite term for the change the Bee reforms promised but failed to deliver?

    The Guardian World News

  • So could a wider take-up of Fairtrade deliver "upliftment", a favourite term for the change the Bee reforms promised but failed to deliver?

    The Guardian World News

  • In the fifties the Indian leadership and scientific community generally subscribed (somewhat naively in retrospect) to the Nehruvian vision of the upliftment of the third world through the peaceful harnessing of nuclear energy, while from the start China's "...nuclear effort (aided substantially by the USSR) remained almost exclusively military."

    Jamyang Norbu: Who Created Pakistan's Nuclear Arsenal?

  • The Bhagavad Gita epitomizes the correct action -- of righteousness, of upliftment of spirit and an action or duty that ought to be performed even in the most compelling situation.

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: The Bhagavad Gita

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