Simple Definition of resplendent
: very bright and attractive
Full Definition of resplendent
: shining brilliantly : characterized by a glowing splendor <meadows resplendent with wildflowers — Outdoor World>
Examples of resplendent
The fields were resplendent with flowers.
She looked resplendent in her green evening gown.
a bird with resplendent yellow feathers
Origin of resplendent
Middle English, from Latin resplendent-, resplendens, present participle of resplendēre to shine back, from re- + splendēre to shine — more at splendid
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of resplendent
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