Edification in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Edification

The act of edifying, or the state of being edified or improved; a building process, especially morally, emotionally, or spiritually | (archaic) A building or edifice.

Short Example Sentences for Edification

  • 1. He spoke with the edification of a sermon and the brilliancy of a satire. 🔊
  • 2. They felt themselves unable to derive edification from these sources. 🔊
  • 3. His life has been a great source of edification and consolation to all. 🔊

How to use Edification in Sentences?

  • 1. On these expeditions he was a source of great edification and some amusement to the natives. 🔊
  • 2. It has its rectoress and portress, and they live with great edification and holy customs. 🔊
  • 3. All the horrible details of the duel were revived for the edification of a crowded Court-room. 🔊
  • 4. A monthly publication for the entertainment and edification of the Englishman in Venice. 🔊
  • 5. Such gifts could be legitimately coveted with a view to spiritual edification of the body (1 Cor. 🔊
  • 6. They are also an indication that the chronicler attaches much more importance to spiritual edification than to historical accuracy. 🔊
  • 7. No natural edification issues in spiritual architecture of this splendour, but only a natural demolition or undoing. 🔊
  • 8. These soldiers are materially assisted by our fathers who reside there, to the great edification and gratitude of the soldiers. 🔊
  • 9. Never again could he spread the drugget in a rustic village street and strut about it on his hands for the edification of a rustic audience. 🔊
  • 10. Let us turn to the wisdom of those who have gone before us, and see what teaching for our edification we may find. 🔊
  • 11. All the front parlors and front bedrooms had been let at fat prices, and suppers were spread in them for the edification of their tenants. 🔊
  • 12. It is a common sight nowadays in shop windows to see some wandering artisan plying his trade for the edification of the passer-by. 🔊
  • 13. While this page reflects upon the past an accumulated odium, it furnishes lessons for the guide and edification of the future. 🔊
  • 14. Such was the interest of the source of edification just named, not one ray of whose merely professed value so much as entered my mind. 🔊
  • 15. This del Piso had a pleasant form of afternoon sport which he conducted to the great edification of his brother inquisitioners. 🔊
  • 16. Few people realize the extent to which the Romans went to acquire exotic animals to be slaughtered for the edification of the mob. 🔊
  • 17. I hope he thinks of them tenderly, too; for I believe he gave more pleasure and edification than he received. 🔊
  • 18. What games they had out in the carriage-house and what antics the two cut upon the lawn playing circus for the edification of the people on the verandah! 🔊
  • 19. Probably a good deal of this is put on for the edification of us new chums, but there is no question that most of it is an expression of real feeling. 🔊
  • 20. The empty fireplace shows that the room is not really lived in and that its appearance of luxury and comfort is but a costly sham prepared for the edification of visitors. 🔊
  • 21. Excellent martyr! thought I, to offer thy body a living sacrifice for the edification of these savage Christians! 🔊
  • 22. So they loved and were married, to the astonishment and edification of the whole court; and lived to be greatly loved and admired by all their grandchildren. 🔊
  • 23. In fact, there are very few men, who are qualified, by the nature of their previous studies, to do this with any degree of edification to their readers. 🔊
  • 24. I want to get these things out of my broom closet, and my soul revolts at the thought of tossing the things into the trash burner for the edification of the garbage collector. 🔊
  • 25. Furthermore, there were curious ideas current concerning the mystic power of precious stones, and many were the lapidaries which were written for the edification of the credulous world. 🔊
  • 26. In the same way critical appreciation of voice, elocution, literary style, and intellectual power does not always conduce to edification from a sermon. 🔊
  • 27. I have added it here for the edification of the modern Whigs, who may possibly except this precious little fragment from their general contempt of ancient learning. 🔊