uplifting

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

uplifting (comparative more uplifting, superlative most uplifting)

  1. Improving the mood; causing cheerfulness.
    Listening to whalesong can be very uplifting.

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Noun[edit]

uplifting (plural upliftings)

  1. The act of something being lifted upward.
    • Herman Melville
      prodigious long upliftings of their legs
    • 1847, The American Journal of Science and Arts (page 91)
      The borders of large subsiding areas sooner or later experiencing deep fissurings and extensive upliftings through the tension or horizontal force of the subsiding crust []