This is what my uncle does to me. I want write him a letter in English.


maieutic (adjective)

of or denoting the Socratic mode of inquiry, which aims to bring a person's latent ideas into clear consciousness.

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  • Also, the related noun for the method is maieutics. – F'x Feb 22 '11 at 13:24
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    This word is overly obscure. I don't think that the OP wants a word that 99% of all speakers have never heard of. – JSBձոգչ Feb 22 '11 at 16:03

You could say that your uncle has really opened your mind—introduced you to new things, changed the way you think about things, and made you more interested in considering other possible viewpoints.

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  • Yes! this is really what I feel. He opened my mind! thank you. – dodo Feb 23 '11 at 11:08

I think inspired would be appropriate.

The word inspire means to guide, influence and motivate and may capture the essence of what you're trying to say.

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