resplendent

  • 1 Resplendent — Re*splen dent ( dent), a. [L. resplendens, entis, p. pr. of resplendere to shine brightly; pref. re re + splendere to shine. See {Splendid}.] Shining with brilliant luster; very bright. {Re*splen dent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] With royal arras and …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Resplendent — was released on 21 September 2006 in the UK and in the US on September 13, 2007. It is the fourth and final book in Stephen Baxter s Destiny s Children series. This book is a collection of short stories relating to the previous three books,… …

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  • 3 resplendent — index illustrious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 resplendent — mid 15c., from L. resplendentem (nom. resplendens) brilliant, radiant, prp. of resplendere to glitter, shine, from re , intensive prefix, + splendere to shine, be splendid (see SPLENDID (Cf. splendid)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 resplendent — *splendid, gorgeous, glorious, sublime, superb Analogous words: effulgent, refulgent, radiant, brilliant, *bright: blazing, glowing, flaming (see BLAZE vb) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 resplendent — [adj] bright, radiant beaming, blazing, brilliant, dazzling, effulgent, flaming, gleaming, glittering, glorious, glossy, glowing, gorgeous, irradiant, luminous, lustrous, magnificent, proud, refulgent, shining, shiny, splendid, splendiferous,… …

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 resplendent — [ri splen′dənt] adj. [ME < L resplendens, prp. of resplendere: see RE & SPLENDENT] shining brightly; full of splendor; dazzling; splendid resplendence n. resplendency resplendently adv …

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  • 9 resplendent — re|splen|dent [ rı splendənt ] adjective MAINLY LITERARY impressive to look at: resplendent in: The King s attendants were resplendent in red and white silks. resplendent with: The restaurant was resplendent with glass chandeliers and mirrors. ╾… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 resplendent — UK [rɪˈsplendənt] / US adjective mainly literary impressive to look at resplendent in: The King s attendants were resplendent in red and white silks. resplendent with: The restaurant was resplendent with glass chandeliers and mirrors. Derived… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 resplendent — resplendently, adv. /ri splen deuhnt/, adj. shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid: troops resplendent in white uniforms; resplendent virtues. [1400 50; late ME < L resplendent (s. of resplendens), prp. of resplendere to shine brightly, equiv.… …

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  • 12 resplendent — [[t]rɪsple̱ndənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ in n If you describe someone or something as resplendent, you mean that their appearance is very impressive and expensive looking. [FORMAL] Bessie, resplendent in royal blue velvet, was hovering beside… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 resplendent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin resplendent , resplendens, present participle of resplendēre to shine back, from re + splendēre to shine more at splendid Date: 15th century shining brilliantly ; characterized by a glowing splendor …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 resplendent — re|splen|dent [rıˈsplendənt] adj formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of resplendere to shine back , from splendere; SPLENDID] very beautiful, bright, and impressive in appearance resplendent in ▪ She looked resplendent… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 resplendent — [rɪ splɛnd(ə)nt] adjective attractive and impressive through being colourful or sumptuous. Derivatives resplendence noun resplendency noun resplendently adverb Origin ME: from L. resplendent , resplendere shine out …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 resplendent — adjective formal very beautiful, bright and shining in appearance: the resplendent colours of the New England woods in the fall resplendence noun (U) resplendently adverb: resplendently dressed in shimmering silk robes …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 resplendent — re•splend•ent [[t]rɪˈsplɛn dənt[/t]] adj. shining brilliantly; radiant; splendid • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME < L resplendent , s. of resplendēns, prp. of resplendēre to shine brightly =re re +splendēre to shine; see ent re•splend′ence,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 resplendent — /rəˈsplɛndənt / (say ruh splenduhnt) adjective shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid: resplendent in white uniforms. {Latin resplendens, present participle, shining} –resplendently, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 resplendent — resplendissent, a, resplendènt, resplendissènt, o adj. resplendissante; splendide. voir trelusent …

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  • 20 resplendent — adjective shining See Also: resplend, splendid, splendor …

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