resplendent
[ ri-splen-duhnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English from Latin resplendent- ‘shining out’, from the verb resplendere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + splendere ‘to glitter’
Synonyms
  • blazing
  • brilliant
  • dazzling
  • gleaming
  • glittering
  • glorious
  • gorgeous
  • luminous
  • lustrous
  • magnificient
  • splendid
  • sublime
Antonyms
  • bad
  • dark
  • dull
  • poor
  • ugly
Definition
attractive and impressive through being richly colorful or sumptuous
Example
The woman looked resplendent in her bright red dress.
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