Part of speech:
The definition of luminous is giving off a very bright light or a person or trait considered glowing.
The definition of brilliant is someone or something that is very bright, either in terms of intelligence or because it is shiny or intensely colored.
Comparatively high on the scale of brightness:
Transmitting light, heat, or other radiation. Stars, for example, are radiant bodies.
Splendid or dazzling in appearance; brilliant.
Very bright; shining brilliantly; gleaming
Giving off a soft glow
Shining radiantly; resplendent.
Worn or rubbed smooth, and having a glossy finish
Not harsh or severe:
Find another word for effulgent. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for effulgent, like: luminous, glowing, brilliant, bright, beaming, radiant, resplendent, beamy, incandescent, irradiant and lambent.