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  Overview  of  adj  bright 
 
  The  adj  bright  has  11  senses  (first  6  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (17)  bright  --  (emitting  or  reflecting  light  readily  or  in  large  amounts;  "the  sun  was  bright  and  hot";  "a  bright  sunlit  room") 
  2.  (6)  bright,  brilliant,  vivid  --  (having  striking  color;  "bright  greens";  "brilliant  tapestries";  "a  bird  with  vivid  plumage") 
  3.  (5)  bright,  smart  --  (characterized  by  quickness  and  ease  in  learning;  "some  children  are  brighter  in  one  subject  than  another";  "smart  children  talk  earlier  than  the  average") 
  4.  (3)  bright  --  (having  lots  of  light  either  natural  or  artificial;  "the  room  was  bright  and  airy";  "a  stage  bright  with  spotlights") 
  5.  (1)  bright,  burnished,  lustrous,  shining,  shiny  --  (made  smooth  and  bright  by  or  as  if  by  rubbing;  reflecting  a  sheen  or  glow;  "bright  silver  candlesticks";  "a  burnished  brass  knocker";  "she  brushed  her  hair  until  it  fell  in  lustrous  auburn  waves";  "rows  of  shining  glasses";  "shiny  black  patents") 
  6.  (1)  bright  --  (splendid;  "the  bright  stars  of  stage  and  screen";  "a  bright  moment  in  history";  "the  bright  pageantry  of  court") 
  7.  undimmed,  bright  --  (not  made  dim  or  less  bright;  "undimmed  headlights";  "surprisingly  the  curtain  started  to  rise  while  the  houselights  were  still  undimmed") 
  8.  bright,  brilliant  --  (clear  and  sharp  and  ringing;  "the  bright  sound  of  the  trumpet  section";  "the  brilliant  sound  of  the  trumpets") 
  9.  bright  --  (characterized  by  happiness  or  gladness;  "bright  faces";  "all  the  world  seems  bright  and  gay") 
  10.  bright,  shining,  shiny,  sunshiny,  sunny  --  (abounding  with  sunlight;  "a  bright  sunny  day";  "one  shining  norming"-  John  Muir;  "when  it  is  warm  and  shiny") 
  11.  bright,  promising  --  (full  or  promise;  "had  a  bright  future  in  publishing";  "the  scandal  threatened  an  abrupt  end  to  a  promising  political  career") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  bright 
 
  11  senses  of  bright 
 
  Sense  1 
  bright  (vs.  dull) 
 
  dull  (vs.  bright) 
  =>  flat,  mat,  matt,  matte,  matted 
  =>  lackluster,  lacklustre,  lusterless,  lustreless 
 
  Sense  2 
  bright,  brilliant,  vivid 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  colorful)  ->  colorless,  colourless 
 
  Sense  3 
  bright,  smart 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  intelligent)  ->  unintelligent,  stupid 
 
  Sense  4 
  bright 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  light)  ->  dark 
 
  Sense  5 
  bright,  burnished,  lustrous,  shining,  shiny 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  polished)  ->  unpolished 
 
  Sense  6 
  bright 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  glorious)  ->  inglorious,  dishonorable 
 
  Sense  7 
  undimmed  (vs.  dimmed),  bright 
 
 
  Sense  8 
  bright,  brilliant 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  reverberant)  ->  unreverberant,  nonresonant 
 
  Sense  9 
  bright 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  happy)  ->  unhappy 
 
  Sense  10 
  bright,  shining,  shiny,  sunshiny,  sunny 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  clear)  ->  cloudy 
 
  Sense  11 
  bright,  promising 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  auspicious)  ->  inauspicious,  unfortunate 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  bright 
 
  11  senses  of  bright 
 
  Sense  1 
  bright  (vs.  dull) 
  =>  agleam,  gleaming,  nitid 
  =>  aglow(prenominal),  glowing,  lambent,  lucent,  luminous 
  =>  aglitter(prenominal),  fulgid,  glinting,  glistering,  glittering,  glittery,  scintillant,  scintillating,  sparkling(postnominal),  sparkly 
  =>  beady,  beadlike,  buttony,  buttonlike 
  =>  beaming,  beamy,  effulgent,  radiant,  refulgent 
  =>  blazing,  blinding,  dazzling,  fulgent,  glaring,  glary 
  =>  blinking 
  =>  brilliant 
  =>  flashing 
  =>  glimmering,  glimmery 
  =>  glistening,  glossy,  lustrous,  sheeny,  shiny,  shining 
  =>  iridescent,  nacreous,  opalescent,  opaline,  pearlescent 
  =>  lurid 
  =>  noctilucent 
  =>  shimmering(postnominal),  shimmery 
  =>  shining 
  =>  silver,  silvern,  silvery 
  =>  twinkling(postnominal) 
  =>  bright  as  a  new  penny(prenominal) 
  =>  ardent 
  =>  shining 
 
  Sense  2 
  bright,  brilliant,  vivid 
  =>  colorful  (vs.  colorless),  colourful 
 
  Sense  3 
  bright,  smart 
  =>  intelligent  (vs.  unintelligent) 
 
  Sense  4 
  bright 
  =>  light  (vs.  dark) 
 
  Sense  5 
  bright,  burnished,  lustrous,  shining,  shiny 
  =>  polished  (vs.  unpolished) 
 
  Sense  6 
  bright 
  =>  glorious  (vs.  inglorious) 
 
  Sense  7 
  undimmed  (vs.  dimmed),  bright 
 
  Sense  8 
  bright,  brilliant 
  =>  reverberant  (vs.  unreverberant),  ringing 
 
  Sense  9 
  bright 
  =>  happy  (vs.  unhappy) 
 
  Sense  10 
  bright,  shining,  shiny,  sunshiny,  sunny 
  =>  clear  (vs.  cloudy) 
 
  Sense  11 
  bright,  promising 
  =>  auspicious  (vs.  inauspicious) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  bright 
 
  1  of  11  senses  of  bright 
 
  Sense  1 
  bright  (vs.  dull) 
  =>  luminosity,  brightness,  brightness  level,  luminance,  luminousness,  light 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  bright 
 
  bright  used  as  an  adjective  is  familiar  (polysemy  count  =  11) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  bright 
  bright 
  bright  as  a  new  penny 
  bright  blue 
 
  Overview  of  adj  bright 
 
  The  adj  bright  has  11  senses  (first  6  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (17)  bright  --  (emitting  or  reflecting  light  readily  or  in  large  amounts;  "the  sun  was  bright  and  hot";  "a  bright  sunlit  room") 
  2.  (6)  bright,  brilliant,  vivid  --  (having  striking  color;  "bright  greens";  "brilliant  tapestries";  "a  bird  with  vivid  plumage") 
  3.  (5)  bright,  smart  --  (characterized  by  quickness  and  ease  in  learning;  "some  children  are  brighter  in  one  subject  than  another";  "smart  children  talk  earlier  than  the  average") 
  4.  (3)  bright  --  (having  lots  of  light  either  natural  or  artificial;  "the  room  was  bright  and  airy";  "a  stage  bright  with  spotlights") 
  5.  (1)  bright,  burnished,  lustrous,  shining,  shiny  --  (made  smooth  and  bright  by  or  as  if  by  rubbing;  reflecting  a  sheen  or  glow;  "bright  silver  candlesticks";  "a  burnished  brass  knocker";  "she  brushed  her  hair  until  it  fell  in  lustrous  auburn  waves";  "rows  of  shining  glasses";  "shiny  black  patents") 
  6.  (1)  bright  --  (splendid;  "the  bright  stars  of  stage  and  screen";  "a  bright  moment  in  history";  "the  bright  pageantry  of  court") 
  7.  undimmed,  bright  --  (not  made  dim  or  less  bright;  "undimmed  headlights";  "surprisingly  the  curtain  started  to  rise  while  the  houselights  were  still  undimmed") 
  8.  bright,  brilliant  --  (clear  and  sharp  and  ringing;  "the  bright  sound  of  the  trumpet  section";  "the  brilliant  sound  of  the  trumpets") 
  9.  bright  --  (characterized  by  happiness  or  gladness;  "bright  faces";  "all  the  world  seems  bright  and  gay") 
  10.  bright,  shining,  shiny,  sunshiny,  sunny  --  (abounding  with  sunlight;  "a  bright  sunny  day";  "one  shining  norming"-  John  Muir;  "when  it  is  warm  and  shiny") 
  11.  bright,  promising  --  (full  or  promise;  "had  a  bright  future  in  publishing";  "the  scandal  threatened  an  abrupt  end  to  a  promising  political  career")