Definition of Revelatory

1. Adjective. (usually followed by 'of') pointing out or revealing clearly. "Actions indicative of fear"

Exact synonyms: Indicative, Indicatory, Significative, Suggestive
Similar to: Revealing
Derivative terms: Indicate, Indicate, Indicate, Suggest



2. Adjective. Prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom.
Exact synonyms: Apocalyptic, Apocalyptical
Similar to: Prophetic, Prophetical
Derivative terms: Apocalypse, Apocalypse, Reveal

Definition of Revelatory

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or in the nature of a revelation ¹

2. Adjective. Prophetic (especially of doom); apocalyptic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Revelatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revelatory

revegetation
revegetations
revehent
reveille
reveilles
revel
revel-rout
revel-routs
revelation
revelational
revelationary
revelationist
revelations
revelator
revelators
revelatory (current term)
reveled
reveler
revelers
reveling
revelled
revellent
reveller
revellers
revelling
revelment
revelments
revelous
revelries
revelrous

Literary usage of Revelatory

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1. Wake Up the Lord Is Returning by Alf Droy (2002)
"I had been fasting for three weeks whilst seeking for a revelatory dream'42 over how the lands of Earth were repopulated with people and animals after the ..."

2. The Methodist Review (1890)
"and especially their self-consciousness while under the divine superintendence in their revelatory work. We must also admit that the mind of the writer ..."

3. Plymouth Pulpit: Sermons Preached in Plymouth Church, Brooklyn by Henry Ward Beecher (1875)
"Joy is revelatory, and sorrow is revelatory. Hindrances, burdens, all manner ot sufferings, affiliations of various kinds,—these all tend to reveal the ..."

4. The New Idealism by May Sinclair (1922)
"And this is "a way of saying" that it is "relevant to the object, that it has a sort of revelatory identity •with the object, that it contains its structure ..."

5. The New Idealism by May Sinclair (1922)
"And this is "a way of saying" that it is "relevant to the object, that it has a sort of revelatory identity with the ..."

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