revealing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English reveling; equivalent to reveal +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -iːlɪŋ
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Adjective[edit]

revealing (comparative more revealing, superlative most revealing)

  1. Informative.
    • 2019 July 24, David Austin Walsh, “Flirting With Fascism”, in Jewish Currents[1]:
      Lest anyone on the left think that Tucker [Carlson] and his friends are potential anti-capitalist allies, their specific objections to corporate capitalism are revealing. To them, the real issue is not labor exploitation, but rather the “corporate alliance with the progressive left.”
    a revealing analysis
  2. Of clothing: allowing more than is usual to be seen.

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Verb[edit]

revealing

  1. present participle of reveal

Noun[edit]

revealing (plural revealings)

  1. Something revealed; a revelation.
    • 1836, William Tait, ‎Mrs. Christian Isobel Johnstone, Tait's Edinburgh Magazine (volume 3, page 113)
      In these letters, and the remembered conversations, we have fuller revealings of the inner man, greater depth of discovery into that vast and labyrinthine mind []

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