Ed`i*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [L. aedificatio: cf. F. 'edification. See Edify.]


The act of edifying, or the state of being edified; a building up, especially in a moral or spiritual sense; moral, intellectual, or spiritual improvement; instruction.

The assured edification of his church. Bp. Hall.

Out of these magazines I shall supply the town with what may tend to their edification. Addison.


A building or edifice.




© Webster 1913.

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