Definition Of revelation


a surprising and previously unknown fact, especially one that is made known in a dramatic way.

revelations about his personal life

the divine or supernatural disclosure to humans of something relating to human existence or the world.

an attempt to reconcile Darwinian theories with biblical revelation

Example Of revelation

  • a divine revelation

  • A little tighter editing and this would have been a startling cinematic revelation .

  • All other claims about revelation in human history are based on the experience of one individual or at best a small group of initiates.

  • Also included under this heading are all false religions or cults which claim supernatural revelation but contradict the Bible.

  • An attempt at tragedy in the book's last quarter all but tips the book into oblivion with the revelation of a family secret so silly that Sunset Beach would reject it.

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