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 Snow Queen might come back as soon as she liked; there stood his discharge written in resplendent masses of ice.
The Yankees all turned their gaze toward her resplendent orb, kissed their hands, called her by all kinds of endearing names.
The night was not a dark one, for the sky was clear and the moon resplendent.
The officers' regimentals, resplendent with gold lace and embroidery as if purposely calculated to dazzle the islanders, looked as if just unpacked from their Parisian cases.
The other was a large square epistle, resplendent with the terrible arms of his Eminence the cardinal duke.
His eyes seemed chained to her exquisite features, from which they moved no further than to a rounded breast, part hid beneath its jeweled covering, a naked shoulder or the symmetry of a perfect arm, resplendent in bracelets of barbaric magnificence.
Da Souza met him in the hall, sleek, curly, and resplendent in a black dinner-suit.
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.
All at once the folding-doors of the great room, which had been shut, were thrown open as if by magic, and a warlike figure appeared upon the threshold, resplendent in the full light of the sun.
But the interest of the day's proceedings for us is centred neither in the learned discourse of our friend Van Systens, however eloquent it might be, nor in the young dandies, resplendent in their Sunday clothes, and munching their heavy cakes; nor in the poor young peasants, gnawing smoked eels as if they were sticks of vanilla sweetmeat; neither is our interest in the lovely Dutch girls, with red cheeks and ivory bosoms; nor in the fat, round mynheers, who had never left their homes before; nor in the sallow, thin travellers from Ceylon or Java; nor in the thirsty crowds, who quenched their thirst with pickled cucumbers; -- no, so far as we are concerned, the real interest of the situation, the fascinating, dramatic interest, is not to be found here.
Baroness Shilton, a friend of Petritsky's, with a rosy little face and flaxen hair, resplendent in a lilac satin gown, and filling the whole room, like a canary, with her Parisian chatter, sat at the round table making coffee.
The officers were conspicuous through the wondrous magnificence of their resplendent trappings.