[ ed-uh-fi-key-shuh n ]

  1. the instruction or improvement of a person morally, spiritually, or intellectually.

Examples of edification in a sentence:

  • Because Shirley is a committed lifelong learner, she visits the library at least once a week for personal edification and intellectual enrichment.
  • As a pastor, Reverend Tom works tirelessly to achieve his own spiritual growth and edification so that he can communicate his faith to his parishioners.