epiphany

  

Definition

A sudden realization about the nature or meaning of something. An epiphany can often come about due to some experience that may trigger the sudden realization.

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  • I had an epiphany the other day that made me think about the meaning of my life and what direction I'm headed in.

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  • Some of my greatest ideas have emerged in the form of an epiphany, when seemingly out of nowhere, a unique and creative thought popped into my head.

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  • I was unable to determine the correct formula for my chemistry project until I had an epiphany and realized the correct element to add.

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Notable Quotes

  • The Sales Epiphany
    "When you’re capable of stimulating an epiphany in a sales prospect you’re assured of completing the sale now rather than at some point in the distant future."
    - Cheryl Clausen

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