Intellectual, moral, or spiritual improvement; enlightenment.
An edifying or being edified; instruction; esp., moral or spiritual instruction.
Edification is defined as spiritual, moral or intellectual improvement.
An example of edification is a once greedy person donating their time and money to homeless people.
The act of edifying, or the state of being edified; a building up, especially in a moral, emotional, or spiritual sense; moral, intellectual, or spiritual improvement; through encouragement and instruction.
Origin of edification
From Old French, from Latin aedificationem (“building, construction”), an accusative form of aedificatio, from aedificare.