revelation
[rɛvəˈleɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
revelations (plural noun)
  1. a surprising and previously unknown fact that has been disclosed to others.
    "revelations about his personal life"
    synonyms:
  2. the divine or supernatural disclosure to humans of something relating to human existence.
    "an attempt to reconcile Darwinian theories with biblical revelation" ·
    "a divine revelation"
    • the last book of the New Testament, recounting a divine revelation of the future to St John.
Origin
Middle English (in the theological sense): from Old French, or from late Latin revelatio(n-), from revelare ‘lay bare’ ( see reveal1). Sense 1 dates from the mid 19th century.
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How to use revelation in a sentence?
an attempt to reconcile Darwinian theories with biblical revelation.
seeing them play at international level was a revelation.
the revelation fatally undermined the prosecution's case.
he is enraged at this revelation of his past amours.
the revelation of a plot to assassinate the king.
they were thunderstruck by this revelation.
revelations about his personal life.
I was poleaxed by this revelation.
a divine revelation.
How to say revelation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)openbaring
Arabic (NOUN)الوحي, سفر الرؤيا, رؤيا, الكشف, ايحاء, الإيحاء, لوحي
Bangla অবতীর্ণ
Bosnian (Latin) Otkrivenje
Bulgarian (NOUN)откровение, разкриването, проявление, яви
Cantonese (Traditional) 啟示
Catalan (NOUN)revelació, Apocalipsi
Chinese Simplified 启示
Chinese Traditional 啟示
Croatian (NOUN)otkrivenje, objava, Otk, otkrovenje
Czech (NOUN)zjevení, odhalení
Danish (NOUN)åbenbaring, Åb, afsløringen
Dutch (NOUN)openbaring, revelatie, onthulling, belofte
Estonian (NOUN)ilmutuse
Fijian ivakatakila
Filipino paghahayag
Finnish (NOUN)ilmestys, paljastus
French (NOUN)révélation, Apocalypse
German (NOUN)Offenbarung, Enthüllung
Greek (NOUN)αποκάλυψη
Haitian Creole devwale
Hebrew (NOUN)התגלות, ההתגלות, להתגלות, הגילוי, גילוי
Hindi (NOUN)रहस्योद्घाटन, बयान
Hungarian (NOUN)kinyilatkoztatás, Jelenések, felfedezés
Icelandic (NOUN)opinberun
Indonesian (NOUN)Wahyu, pewahyuan, penyataan, pengungkapan
Italian (NOUN)rivelazione, apocalisse
Japanese (NOUN)啓示, 黙示録, 暴露, 発覚
Kiswahili (NOUN)ufunuo
Korean (NOUN)계시, 요한 계시 록, 뜻밖, 계, 해답이
Latvian (NOUN)atklāsme
Lithuanian (NOUN)apreiškimas, revelationem, atvirai
Malagasy fanambarana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)wahyu
Maltese realta
Norwegian Bokmål åpenbaring
Persian (NOUN)وحی, مکاشفه
Polish (NOUN)objawienie, rewelacja, apokalipsa
Portuguese (NOUN)revelação, apocalipse
Querétaro Otomi Apocalipsis
Romanian (NOUN)Apocalipsa, revelaţie, descoperire
Russian (NOUN)откровение, раскрытие, выявление
Samoan Faaaliga
Serbian (Cyrillic) откровење
Serbian (Latin) otkrovenje
Slovak (NOUN)zjavenia, odhalenie
Slovenian (NOUN)razodetje, raz, odkritje
Spanish (NOUN)revelación, Apocalipsis
Swedish (NOUN)uppenbarelse, avslöjandet
Tahitian heheuraa
Tamil வெளிப்படுத்தல்
Telugu ప్రకటన
Thai เปิดเผย
Tongan fakaha
Turkish (NOUN)vahiy
Ukrainian (NOUN)одкровення, Об'явлення
Urdu (NOUN)وحی
Vietnamese (NOUN)Khải Huyền
Welsh (NOUN)datguddiad, datgeliad
Yucatec Maya Apocalipsis
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