Definition of satori in English:


Line breaks: sa¦tori
Pronunciation: /səˈtɔːri


[mass noun] Buddhism
Sudden enlightenment: the road that leads to satori
More example sentences
  • The character is, no doubt, experiencing some form of satori.
  • It's the usual grab bag of danger that one accepts in exchange for high-alpine solitude, and maybe even satori.
  • Too often, academic writing seems like a kind of anti-Zen, geared not to promoting any flash of insight-giving satori.


Japanese, literally 'awakening'.

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