Definition of uplifting in English:

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Pronunciation: /əpˈliftiNG/


Morally or spiritually elevating; inspiring happiness or hope: an uplifting tune
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  • The church or cathedral spire would be built over a vortex to promote the most spiritually uplifting experience for worshippers.
  • You do not go to the UN to see uplifting moral authority in action.
  • Rigorously avoiding sentimentality, Jacobson opts instead for something far more uplifting, which is honesty.

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Syllabification: up·lift·ing

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