resplendence

  • 1 Resplendence — Re*splen dence (r?*spl?n dens), Resplendency Re*splen den*cy ( den*s?), n. [L. resplendentia.] The quality or state of being resplendent; brilliant luster; vivid brightness; splendor. [1913 Webster] Son! thou in whom my glory I behold In full… …

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  • 2 resplendence — mid 15c., from L.L. resplendentia, from resplendens (see RESPLENDENT (Cf. resplendent)) …

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  • 3 resplendence — resplendent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ attractive and impressive through being richly colourful or sumptuous. DERIVATIVES resplendence noun resplendency noun resplendently adverb. ORIGIN Latin, from resplendere shine out …

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  • 4 resplendence — noun Date: 15th century the quality or state of being resplendent ; splendor …

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  • 5 resplendence — /ri splen deuhns/, n. a resplendent quality or state; splendor. Also, resplendency. [1375 1425; late ME < LL resplendentia. See RESPLENDENT, ENCE] * * * …

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  • 6 resplendence — noun The property of being, or that which causes something to be, resplendent …

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  • 7 resplendence — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian splendor, aura, blare, blaze, blaze of glory, blazing light, blinding light, bright light, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, brilliant light, burst of light, charisma, dazzling light, effulgence,… …

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  • 8 resplendence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Brilliant, showy splendor: brilliance, brilliancy, glitter, glory, gorgeousness, magnificence, resplendency, sparkle, sumptuousness. Informal: glitz. See BEAUTIFUL …

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  • 9 resplendence — re·splend·ence || rɪ splendÉ™ns n. brilliance, radiance, sheen, shininess; glory, splendor, magnificence …

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  • 10 resplendence — n.; (also resplendency) Brightness, splendor, brilliancy, effulgence, glory, lustre …

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  • 11 resplendence — re·splen·dence …

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  • 12 resplendence — See: resplendent …

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  • 13 resplendence — /rəˈsplɛndəns/ (say ruh splenduhns) noun resplendent state; splendour. Also, resplendency …

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  • 14 resplendence — noun brilliant radiant beauty the glory of the sunrise • Syn: ↑glory, ↑resplendency • Derivationally related forms: ↑resplendent (for: ↑resplendency), ↑resplend …

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  • 15 Resplendency — Resplendence Re*splen dence (r?*spl?n dens), Resplendency Re*splen den*cy ( den*s?), n. [L. resplendentia.] The quality or state of being resplendent; brilliant luster; vivid brightness; splendor. [1913 Webster] Son! thou in whom my glory I… …

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  • 16 resplendency — noun brilliant radiant beauty the glory of the sunrise • Syn: ↑glory, ↑resplendence • Derivationally related forms: ↑resplendent, ↑resplend, ↑resplendent (for: ↑ …

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  • 17 glory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. aureole, halo, nimbus; radiance, brilliance; fame, dignity; effulgence; honor, kudos, renown. See beauty, light, repute. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Renown] Syn. honor, distinction, reputation; see fame 1 …

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  • 18 light — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. airy (see levity); frivolous, jesting, jocular, lightsome; giddy, dizzy, flighty; wanton; nimble, agile; flippant, pert, insouciant; humorous; trivial. See cheerfulness, unimportance, impurity,… …

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  • 19 re|splend|en|cy — «rih SPLEHN duhn see», noun. = resplendence. (Cf. ↑resplendence) …

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  • 20 Brightness — Bright ness, n. [AS. beorhines. See {Bright}.] 1. The quality or state of being bright; splendor; luster; brilliancy; clearness. [1913 Webster] A sudden brightness in his face appear. Crabbe. [1913 Webster] 2. Acuteness (of the faculties);… …

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