resplendent


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re·splen·dent

 (rĭ-splĕn′dənt)
adj.
Splendid or dazzling in appearance; brilliant.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin resplendēns, resplendent-, present participle of resplendēre, to shine brightly : re-, re- + splendēre, to shine.]

re·splen′dence, re·splen′den·cy n.
re·splen′dent·ly adv.

resplendent

(rɪˈsplɛndənt)
adj
having a brilliant or splendid appearance
[C15: from rēsplendēre to shine brightly, from re- + splendēre to shine; see splendour]
reˈsplendence, reˈsplendency n
reˈsplendently adv

re•splend•ent

(rɪˈsplɛn dənt)

adj.
shining brilliantly; radiant; splendid.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin resplendent-, s. of resplendēns, present participle of resplendēre to shine brightly =re- re- + splendēre to shine; see -ent]
re•splend′ence, re•splend′en•cy, n.
re•splend′ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.resplendent - having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"

resplendent

adjective brilliant, radiant, splendid, glorious, bright, shining, beaming, glittering, dazzling, gleaming, luminous, lustrous, refulgent (literary), effulgent, irradiant She was resplendent in royal blue velvet.

resplendent

adjective
Marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor:
Translations
مُشْرِق، مُتَلألئ
zářivý
pragtfuld
csillogó
ljómandi
greznskrāšņs

resplendent

[rɪsˈplendənt] ADJresplandeciente, refulgente
to be resplendentresplandecer, refulgir
she looked resplendent in that new dressestaba espléndida con ese vestido nuevo
the car is resplendent in greenel coche estaba resplandeciente pintado de verde

resplendent

[rɪˈsplɛndənt] adjresplendissant(e)

resplendent

adj person, faceglänzend, strahlend; clothesprächtig; there he was, resplendent in his new uniformda war er, in seiner funkelnden neuen Uniform; the stage, resplendent in blue and golddie Bühne in einer Pracht von Gold- und Blautönen

resplendent

[rɪsˈplɛndənt] adj (frm) → risplendente

resplendent

(rəˈsplendənt) adjective
very bright or splendid in appearance.
reˈsplendently adverb
reˈsplendence noun
References in classic literature ?
The night was not a dark one, for the sky was clear and the moon resplendent.
Here rows of resplendent pewter, ranged on a long dresser, dazzled his eyes.
The flashing cascade of his mane, the curving comet of his tail, invested him with housings more resplendent than gold and silver-beaters could have furnished him.
So, too, it is, that in these resplendent Japanese seas the mariner encounters the direst of all storms, the Typhoon.
The woman opened to him the door of a little parlor, covered with a rag carpet, where stood a table with a very shining black oil-cloth, sundry lank, high-backed wood chairs, with some plaster images in resplendent colors on the mantel-shelf, above a very dimly-smoking grate; a long hard-wood settle extended its uneasy length by the chimney, and here Haley sat him down to meditate on the instability of human hopes and happiness in general.
She danced out the side door, pulled a pink rose from a bush at the gate, and covered the mile between the brick house and the seat of learning in an incredibly short time, meeting Emma Jane, also breathless and resplendent, at the entrance.
The hall, too, was scoured; and the great carved clock, as well as the steps and banisters of the staircase, were polished to the brightness of glass; in the dining-room, the sideboard flashed resplendent with plate; in the drawing-room and boudoir, vases of exotics bloomed on all sides.
One thing must have pacified her for a moment; and that was seeing the two of us, behind the wall, in the midst of that resplendent light, alive and well.
It is true," he said, looking up at the colonel, who stood motionless, and then at Stephanie, on whom death was placing that resplendent beauty, that fugitive halo, which is, perhaps, a pledge of the glorious future--"Yes, she is dead.
All these detached masses, covered with enamel, polished by the action of the subterraneous fires, shone resplendent by the light of our electric lantern.
The other was a large square epistle, resplendent with the terrible arms of his Eminence the cardinal duke.
The morning's sun rose clear and resplendent, touching the foamy waves into a network of ruby-tinted light.