resplendent


re·splen·dent

adjective \-dənt\

: very bright and attractive

Full Definition of RESPLENDENT

:  shining brilliantly :  characterized by a glowing splendor <meadows resplendent with wildflowers — Outdoor World>
re·splen·dent·ly adverb

Examples of RESPLENDENT

  1. The fields were resplendent with flowers.
  2. She looked resplendent in her green evening gown.
  3. 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

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