a.1.Of or pertaining to illuminism, or the Illuminati.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Yet the author's resistance against the violations of intellectual, political and personal freedom, perpetrated against him by the Tuscan representatives of the Congregation of the Inquisition, is always balanced through a profoundly illuministic spirit of rational pragmatism.
Even Calvino in the Cosmicomiche, Ti con zero, and Palomar tried to reproduce in literature cosmological theories, or a type of expression appropriate to the scientist, although perhaps, in regard to Gadda, his proofs are more similar to exercises, experiments worthy of a member of the Oulipo society, in which the scientific habit makes Gadda's observations on nature assume the illuministic structure of the philosophical story, and his prose, the geometric dimension of a combinatorial art.