N. An occurrence in which one is essentially struck dumb by the revelation or comprehension of a previosuly-unknown
fact. Misspelling of the common word
"enlightening" is here intentional.
in the form "struck by enlightning."
See Also: TMI
Hearing that the world was not, in fact, flat, proved enlightning
to Elena's delicate mind.
When Roy found out that his best friend from
youth, who he'd always trusted, had been spying on him in the locker
room due to being secretly gay, he was struck by enlightning
and had no idea what to do.