lustrousness
noun see lustrous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lustrousness — lustrous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having lustre; shining. DERIVATIVES lustrously adverb lustrousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • lustrousness — See lustrously. * * * …   Universalium

  • lustrousness — n. quality of being lustrous, shininess, radiance, gleaming quality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lustrousness — lus·trous·ness …   English syllables

  • lustrousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being lustrous * * * lusˈtrousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑lustre …   Useful english dictionary

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  • lustrous — adjective Date: 1601 1. reflecting light evenly and efficiently without glitter or sparkle < a lustrous satin > < the lustrous glow of an opal > 2. radiant in character or reputation ; illustrious Synonyms: see bright • lustrously adverb • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • lustrous — lustrously, adv. lustrousness, n. /lus treuhs/, adj. 1. having luster; shining; luminous: lustrous eyes. 2. brilliant; splendid; resplendent; illustrious: a lustrous career. [1595 1605; LUST(E)R1 + OUS] Syn. 1. gleaming, radiant, glowing,… …   Universalium

  • lustrous — c.1600, from LUSTER (Cf. luster) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Lustrously; lustrousness …   Etymology dictionary

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