Meaning- 1) A moment in which you suddenly see or understand something in a new way. 2) A sudden appearance especially of a deity.
3) A Christian festival held on January 6 in honor of the coming of the three kings to the infant Jesus Christ.
Mnemonic trick- The word epiphany contains word ‘epi’ and ‘phany’. ‘epi’ sounds similar to happy and ‘phany’ sounds similar to phenomena. Its epiphany that this phenomenon has occurred and I got happy. Therefore, epiphany means a moment in which you suddenly see or understand something in a new or very clear way.
• She got to know that she was an adopted child of her parents. It was an epiphany that changed her attitude toward her parents.
• Report came and she got to know that her eye sight would come back after surgery. It was an epiphany that brought euphoria.
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