Transfiguration definition

trăns-fĭgyə-rāshən
A marked change in form or appearance; a metamorphosis.
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A change that glorifies or exalts.
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(bible) The sudden emanation of radiance from the person of Jesus that occurred on a mountain.
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The Christian feast commemorating this event, observed on August 6 in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Orthodox churches and on the Sunday before Lent in most Protestant churches.
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(bible, proper) The change in the appearance of Jesus on the mountain: Matt. 17
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A church festival (Aug. 6) commemorating the Transfiguration.
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A large change in appearance or form; a metamorphosis.
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A change that exalts or glorifies.
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(Christianity) The miraculous event, on a mountain, when the face of Jesus "shone like the sun" before the apostles; the feast commemorating this event - 6 August (19 August in the Orthodox church)
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A transfiguring or being transfigured.
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Noun

Singular:
transfiguration
Plural:
transfigurations