Part of speech:
Filled with light; bright
Capable of, suitable for, or exhibiting luminescence.
Of or relating to a light bulb that produces visible light by fluorescence, especially a glass tube whose inner wall is coated with a material that fluoresces when an electrical current causes a vapor within the tube to discharge photons.
Forming clear or striking mental images; strong; active; daring
Shining; lustrous; brilliant
Lighted by the sun
The definition of gay is someone or something bright or happy.
Bright and cheerful
Splendid or dazzling in appearance; brilliant.
(Of graphics, etc.) Having bright colours, abstract shapes, etc. reminiscent of drug-induced hallucinations or distortions of perception.
The definition of luminous is giving off a very bright light or a person or trait considered glowing.
The light so emitted.
The definition of scintillating is something fascinating or brilliantly clever.
Having a promising future; seemingly assured of success:
Bright, promising, cheerful, etc.
Red or reddish
Having a smooth, shiny appearance or finish
Lighted by the stars
Quick in thought or action; active; nimble
Suitable for use in cutting or piercing; having a very thin edge or fine point; keen
Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
On fire; burning brightly
Having or showing strong emotion, firm purpose, great seriousness, etc.
(Informal) Wonderful; delightful.
The definition of florid is someone with a flushed complexion, or something overly complicated.
Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity:
Worn or rubbed smooth, and having a glossy finish
Cheerful; lively; bright
In lively spirits; cheerful.
Mentally quick and original; bright:
Not bright, vivid, or shiny:
Tending to react hastily:
Full of life and animation
In the public eye.
The definition of illustrious is someone well-known and respected for skill in a particular field.
Well-known and respected, especially for achievement in a particular field:
Boding well; favorable; auspicious
Showing sound judgment and rationality:
Just to all parties; equitable:
The definition of glorious is a person or thing that is magnificent and worthy of high praise.
The definition of hopeful is feeling or giving a positive or optimistic attitude about some event or about the future.
Keen or quick of mind; shrewd
In a glow; glowing.
Bright and showy, but lacking in good taste; cheaply brilliant and ornate
Having light; not dark; bright
Similar to a meteor in speed, brilliance, or brevity:
Expecting the best in all possible ways.
Resembling fireworks; brilliant:
The state or quality of being bright.
The emission of visible light from a substance or object as a result of heating it to a high temperature. The color of the light emitted from solids and liquids is a function of their chemical structure and their temperature; the higher the temperature, the more intense and even the distribution of frequencies is (that is, higher temperatures create brighter and whiter light than lower temperatures).
The condition or quality of being luminous.
The appearance of a mineral surface judged by its brilliance and ability to reflect light.
(Astronomy) Rapid variation in the light of a celestial body caused by turbulence in Earth's atmosphere; a twinkling.
To sparkle intellectually; be brilliant and witty
The definition of incandescent is something that creates light when heated.
Giving off a soft glow
Shining radiantly; resplendent.
Full of color
Indicative of future success or full of promise
Mentally quick and original
The definition of dazzling is something extremely bright, impressive or beautiful.
Free from clouds or haze:
Resembling silver in color or luster:
Pertaining to the aurora borealis.
Illuminated by a lamp or lamps.
Illuminated by candlelight
(South African) Of or belonging to a population grouping made up of persons of mixed racial descent or of certain other nonwhite descent, especially as distinguished during apartheid from blacks, Asians, or whites.
Of a mysterious or obscure nature:
Made of or containing valuable materials:
Untried or trained but not experienced:
Resembling crystal, as in transparency or distinctness of structure or outline.
Gentle or kind:
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
Having or exhibiting keenly perceptive intellect.
(Archaic) Pretentious; showy; spruce.
Strange or different in a way that is striking or fascinating; strangely beautiful, enticing, etc.
Not bright; somewhat dark
Alive or seeming alive; living or lifelike
The definition of discerning is showing good judgment or good taste.
Richly or brightly colored; resplendent:
Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future:
The definition of garish is something showy, gaudy or overdone in a tasteless way.
The definition of glad is feeling pleased, happy, satisfied or grateful.
(Archaic) Fashionable; stylish:
Exhibiting a milky iridescence like that of opal.
Brilliant; shining; precious: said originally of pearls, now used more generally
Relating to or having flowers that blossom before the leaves emerge. Some species of magnolias are precocious.
Having or evidencing a refined mind and wit.
The giving off of light by a substance when it is exposed to electromagnetic radiation, such as visible light or x-rays. As long as electromagnetic radiation continues to bombard the substance, electrons in the fluorescent material become excited but return very quickly to lower energy, giving off light, always of the same frequency. Fluorescent dyes are often used in microscopic imaging, where different dyes can penetrate and illuminate different parts of the sample being examined, helping to distinguish its structures.
Splendor, splendour; dazzling brightness.
A person, thing, or act so extraordinary as to inspire wonder; specif., a child of highly unusual talent or genius
An unusually skillful or ingenious creation, production, or performance, sometimes one that is merely clever or spectacular
Great technical skill or captivating personal style, especially as exhibited in the arts.
The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness:
To make or become bright or brighter
To brighten; animate
The definition of lackluster is something lacking energy or excitement, or lacking in shine or vibrancy.
Nebulous is defined as something that has to do with a cloud of gas or dust in space.
Indistinctly heard; faint.
Not suitable; inappropriate:
Feeling or characterized by sadness or dejection.
The definition of doleful is full of grief or sadness.
The definition of dreary is something that is gloomy or depressing.
Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
Shabby, drab, or squalid.
(Category theory) (Of a category) in which every monomorphism is normal.
(Informal) Very bad, ugly, shocking, unpleasant, etc.
Making or implying threats:
The definition of stupid is a person with less than normal intelligence or a boring situation.
Having or showing a lack or deficiency of intelligence
Lacking light; dim; shadowy
Not transparent, as certain liquids.
Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
Of a low intensity of color; light.
emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
Having, showing, or characterized by wit; cleverly amusing
- Lustrous is applied to objects whose surfaces gleam by reflected light and emphasizes gloss or sheen lustrous silk See also syn. study at intelligent.
- Luminous is applied to objects that are full of light or give off reflected or phosphorescent light
- Brilliant implies intense or flashing brightness brilliant sunlight, brilliant diamonds
- Shining implies a steady, continuous brightness the shining sun
- Radiant emphasizes the actual or apparent emission of rays of light
- Bright , the most general term here, is applied to that which gives forth, reflects, or is filled with light a bright day, star, shield, etc.
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