HyperDic: transfiguration

English > 4 senses of the word Transfiguration / transfiguration:
NOUNtimeTransfiguration, Transfiguration Day, August 6(Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus
eventTransfiguration, Transfiguration of Jesus(New Testament) the sudden emanation of radiance from the person of Jesus
acttransfiguration, metamorphosisa striking change in appearance or character or circumstances
acttransfigurationthe act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify
English > Transfiguration: 4 senses > noun 1, time
Meaning(Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus.
SynonymsTransfiguration Day, August 6
CategoryChristianity, Christian religionA monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
BroaderChristian holy dayA religious holiday for Christians
Spanish6 de agosto, día de la transfiguración, transfiguración, Transfiguración
Catalan6 d'agost
Verbstransfigureelevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
English > Transfiguration: 4 senses > noun 2, event
Meaning(New Testament) the sudden emanation of radiance from the person of Jesus.
SynonymTransfiguration of Jesus
CategoryNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
BroadermiracleA marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent
Verbstransfigureelevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
English > transfiguration: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA striking change in appearance or character or circumstances.
Synonymmetamorphosis
Broaderrevision, alterationThe act of revising / revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
Spanishmetamorfosis
Catalanmetamorfosi
Verbstransfigurechange completely the nature or appearance of
English > transfiguration: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify.
Broadertransformation, translationThe act of changing in form or shape / shape / shape or appearance
Spanishtransfiguración, trasfiguración
Catalantransfiguració
Verbstransfigureelevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration

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