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Definition of Revelation

  • The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them.
  • That which is revealed.
  • The act of revealing divine truth.
  • That which is revealed by God to man; esp., the Bible.
  • Specifically, the last book of the sacred canon, containing the prophecies of St. John; the Apocalypse or Book of Revelation or The Revelation of Saint John.
  • an enlightening or astonishing disclosure
  • the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle
  • communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency
  • the speech act of making something evident

How to use revelation in a sentence. Revelation pronunciation.

Yet-yet, somehow, as he bent his footsteps towards his lodgings again he had a sense of disappointment, of revelation.
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It is a revelation of Dostoevski's all-embracing sympathy.
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It is not so much a study of war, or the study of a vital period in the earth's history, as it is a revelation of all phases of human nature in a time of terrible stress.
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To him the Gospel itself was something new, a revelation.
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Are they reliable history of fact, or are they the revelations of a heart that knoweth its own bitterness?
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It is interesting to compare stories of American garrisons, or such clever novels as Mrs. Diver's trilogy of British army posts in India, with the awful revelations made by Kuprin.
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The basis, however, of our faith rests upon the unchanging and unchangeable revelation of God, and not upon man's philosophy.
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Had there been a direct revelation from heaven, it could not have been more astounding than this, to the heart of that Christian.
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Even in her torment, Nancy marvelled at this revelation of fatuity.
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Reading it, the husband stood aghast at this new revelation of female possibilities; at the end, he hurriedly threw it into the fire, fearing, and with good reason, that weakness in his own character to which the woman addressed herself.
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The sudden grief and half-crazed conviction of his wife, her despairing attitude and her silence, could only be explained by strong assurance and certain revelation.
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She buried her head lower still on her mother's breast, and recounted to her, in a low voice, without looking up once, the terrible revelation which had been made to her, and which her husband's avowal had confirmed.
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These revelations, though not unexpected, terrified Madame de la Roche-Jugan, who saw her maternal projects destroyed forever.
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They did not merely believe, but saw, that the wrath of God was revealed from heaven against all unrighteousness of men; and that the world in general-above all, its kings and rulers, the rich and luxurious-were treasuring up for themselves wrath, tribulation, and anguish, against a day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God, who would render to every man according to his works.
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It cannot indeed be wondered that this new revelation, as it were, of the Deity, this profound and rational certainty of his existence, this infelt consciousness of his perpetual presence, these as yet unknown impressions of his infinity, his power, and his love, should give a higher character to this eremitical enthusiasm, and attract men of loftier and more vigorous minds within its sphere.
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At least St. Severinus discovered (by Divine revelation, it was supposed), that a widow named Procula had done as much.
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But some benevolent impulse-Divine revelation, his biographer calls it- prompted him to return, and build himself a cell on a hill close to Vienna, round which other cells soon grew up, tenanted by his disciples.
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St. Severinus meanwhile foresaw that Odoacer's kingdom would not last, as he seems to have foreseen many things, by no miraculous revelation, but simply as a far-sighted man of the world.
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Appreciate the value of this precious Revelation, move and act in accordance with it and walk in the straight path and the right way.
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The more love is expressed among mankind and the stronger the power of unity, the greater will be this reflection and revelation, for the greatest bestowal of God is love.
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Examples of Revelation

Example #1
What might happen to him-evidently that had not occurred to her.
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He approved her wisdom, he applauded her decision.
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He shows no bitterness, no spirit of revenge, toward the government that sent him into penal servitude; he merely describes what happened there.
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But if the shop-worn phrase "human document" can ever be fittingly applied, no better instance can be found than this.
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It is filled with individual portraits, amazingly distinct.
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It is greater because its psychological analysis is more profound and more cunning.