browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

resplendentmore about resplendent

resplendent


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  With  royal  arras  and  resplendent  gold.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  resplendent 
  adj  1:  having  great  beauty  and  splendor;  "a  glorious  spring 
  morning";  "a  glorious  sunset";  "splendid  costumes";  "a 
  kind  of  splendiferous  native  simplicity"  [syn:  {glorious}, 
  {splendid},  {splendiferous}] 
  2:  richly  and  brilliantly  colorful  [syn:  {flamboyant},  {unrestrained}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  RESPLENDENT,  adj  Like  a  simple  American  citizen  beduking  himself  in 
  his  lodge,  or  affirming  his  consequence  in  the  Scheme  of  Things  as  an 
  elemental  unit  of  a  parade. 
 
  The  Knights  of  Dominion  were  so  resplendent  in  their  velvet- 
  and-gold  that  their  masters  would  hardly  have  known  them 
  "Chronicles  of  the  Classes" 
 
 




more about resplendent