Definition of Brilliance

1. Noun. A light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted. "A glare of sunlight"

Exact synonyms: Blaze, Glare
Generic synonyms: Brightness
Derivative terms: Blaze, Brilliant, Glare



2. Noun. The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand. "Advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products"
Exact synonyms: Grandeur, Grandness, Magnificence, Splendor, Splendour
Generic synonyms: Elegance
Specialized synonyms: Eclat
Derivative terms: Brilliant, Brilliant, Grand, Grand, Grand, Magnificent

3. Noun. Unusual mental ability.
Exact synonyms: Genius
Generic synonyms: Intelligence
Specialized synonyms: Coruscation, Pyrotechnics, Scintillation
Derivative terms: Brilliant

Definition of Brilliance

1. n. Brilliancy.

Definition of Brilliance

1. Noun. The quality of being exceptionally effulgent (giving off light). ¹

2. Noun. The quality of having extraordinary mental capacity. ¹

3. Noun. (chiefly British) Magnificence; resplendence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brilliance

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brilliance

brightwork
brightworks
brigose
brigs
brigue
brigued
brigues
briguing
briguings
brik
briks
brill
brill-zinsser disease
briller
brillest
brilliance (current term)
brilliances
brilliancies
brilliancy
brilliant
brilliant green
brilliant green salt agar
brilliant pebble
brilliant rummynose tetra
brilliant rummynose tetras
brilliant vital red
brilliant yellow
brilliantine
brilliantined
brilliantines

Literary usage of Brilliance

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

1. Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin: Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield by Anna Seward (1804)
"The picture with which her address commences, is of consummate brilliance and grace; behold it, reader, and judge if this praise be too glowing! ..."

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