epiphany

Definition

  • noun: a Christian festival held on January 6 in honor of the coming of the three kings to the infant Jesus Christ
  • noun: January 6 observed as a church festival in commemoration of the coming of the Magi as the first manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles or in the Eastern Church in commemoration of the baptism of Christ
  • synonyms: christophany, satanophany, afflatus

Examples

  • Seeing her father again when she was an adult was an 'epiphany' that changed her whole view of her childhood.

  • She experienced an 'epiphany'.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) - Yup. That's a good deal. I knew it. I felt it. It was instinct. With the music and all... It all blended... And then, an epiphany! I saw a light. Stay humble will you? . ', though, can you believe it? What was that? Nothing. Just a hole in the cabin. (..)
    2011 Intouchables