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 (sä-tôr′ē, sə-)
n. Buddhism
A spiritual awakening sought in Zen Buddhism, often coming suddenly.



(Buddhism) Zen Buddhism the state of sudden indescribable intuitive enlightenment
[from Japanese]


(səˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i)

sudden enlightenment in Zen.
[1720–30; < Japanese: n. derivative of v. “to awaken” (sato- aware + -r- formative affix)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.satori - (Zen Buddhism) a state of sudden spiritual enlightenment
enlightenment - education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
Zen, Zen Buddhism - a Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight
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