Definition of Brightly

1. Adverb. With brightness. "The windows glowed jewel bright"

Exact synonyms: Bright, Brilliantly
Partainyms: Bright, Brilliant



Definition of Brightly

1. adv. Brilliantly; splendidly; with luster; as, brightly shining armor.

Definition of Brightly

1. Adverb. In a bright manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brightly

1. bright [adv] - See also: bright

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brightly

bright spark
bright sparks
bright t1 lesion
brighten
brighten up
brightened
brightener
brighteners
brightening
brightenings
brightens
brighter
brightest
brightfield
brightish
brightly (current term)
brightness
brightness constancy
brightness difference threshold
brightness level
brightnesses
brights
brightsome
brightwork
brightworks
brigose
brigs
brigue
brigued
brigues

Literary usage of Brightly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. by Charles Darwin (1871)
"Discussion why the males alone of some species, and both sexes of other species, are brightly coloured — On sexually-limited inheritance, as applied to ..."

2. The Descent of Man: And Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles ( Darwin (1890)
"... are brightly coloured—On sexually-limited inheritance, as applied to various structures and to brightly-coloured plumage—Nidification in relation to ..."

3. War and peace by Leo Tolstoy, Sergej Prokof'ev, Lev Tolstoj, Mira Mendelson-Prokofieva, Valerij Gerg'ev, Graham Vick, Humphrey Burton, Aleksandr Gergalov, Elena Prokina, Gegam Gregoriam, Olga Borodina, Jurij Marusin, Nikolaj Okhotnikov, Vasilij Gerelo, Irina Bogatjeva, (1904)
"The stars, as though they knew no one would see them now, were twinkling brightly in the black sky. Flaring up and growing dim again, and quivering, ..."

4. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"On another side was a hospital, containing about a dozen miserable-looking inmates. is brightly coloured, but not so beautiful xas the European species: in ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"brightly colored forms are thereby hindered correspondingly more conspicuous and, therefore, more liable to attack from enemies. ..."

6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1888)
"The lamp of knowledge is burning brightly in front of Cupid, while at his feet are the square, compass, triangle and pencils, symbolizing the designer's ..."

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