Brilliant Synonyms and Antonyms

brĭl'yənt

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Synonyms for Brilliant

(Archaic) Manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes; clear; evident; plain.
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Having, showing, or requiring great insight or understanding:
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Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.
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Worthy of high praise; grand; glorious; illustrious
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Of or relating to a light bulb containing a filament that is heated to incandescence by an electric current.
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(Informal) ingenious, very clever, or original.
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Having or showing much learning in some special field
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Indicative of future success or full of promise
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Brightly sparkling.
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Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
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Shining radiantly; resplendent.
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Skillful in doing something; adroit; dexterous
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Dignified in conduct or appearance:
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Giving off a soft glow
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Having a glow or lustre.
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Dazzlingly beautiful or magnificent:
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Boding well; favorable; auspicious
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Indicative of future success or full of promise
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Brilliantly or impressively clever, exciting, amusing or witty.
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Endowed with great natural ability, intelligence, or talent:
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Standing high by comparison with others, as in rank or achievement; renowned; exalted; distinguished
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Eager; enthusiastic; much interested
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Giving off light; luminous.
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Intellectually brilliant
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Giving off or reflecting light; radiant; bright
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Standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement.
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Arresting the attention and producing a vivid impression on the sight or the mind.
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Having a bright sheen.
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Sharp; piercing
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Rational rather than emotional:
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First-rate; of the highest quality; exceptionally good.
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Known and praised widely; noted.
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Filled with light; bright
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Clever, resourceful, original, and inventive
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Resembling a beam in size and weight; massy.
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Worn or rubbed smooth, and having a glossy finish
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Reflecting with glare.
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Of a dazzling lustre; glaring; bright; shining.
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Splendid in appearance; grand:
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Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect:
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The definition of resplendent is full of splendor or dazzling.
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Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
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Gentle or kind:
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Promising; likely:
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Lucky, favored by fortune.
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Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
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Possessing knowledge, information, or understanding:
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Intelligent; smart.
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Perceived as bright and distinct; brilliant:
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having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
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(Of an institution or group) Intended for gay people, especially gay men.
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Cleverly shrewd and humorous in a way that may be rude and disrespectful.
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Having the ability to discern or judge what is true, right, or lasting; sagacious:
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Splendid; wonderful:
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Antonyms for Brilliant

Having or displaying a lack or small amount of intelligence.
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Not aware or informed; lacking knowledge
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Not bright, vivid, or shiny:
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Having or showing the characteristics, qualities, etc. of a kind, class, or group so fully as to be a representative example
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(Category theory) (Of a category) in which every monomorphism is normal.
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(Of colour) Dull or deeper in hue; not bright or light.
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Showing or resulting from a lack of normal intelligence; foolish; irrational
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shining, glowing in appearance
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Words Related to Brilliant

Splendid; magnificent
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Capable of some independent functioning because equipped with a microprocessor or computer
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Not harsh or severe:
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Having or showing intelligence, often of a high order
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Well executed.
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Indicative of future success or full of promise
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