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illuminating

[ih-loo-muh-ney-ting] /ɪˈlu məˌneɪ tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
giving or casting light.
2.
informative; enlightening.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; illuminate + -ing2
Related forms
nonilluminating, adjective
nonilluminatingly, adverb
unilluminating, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un-illuminating

illuminating

/ɪˈluːmɪˌneɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
serving to inform or clarify; instructive
Derived Forms
illuminatingly, adverb
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