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incandescent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of incandescent

  1. 1 giving off or reflecting much light sitting in darkness, except for the incandescent coals of our campfire Synonyms of incandescent beaming, bedazzling, brilliant, candescent, clear, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, glowing, bright, lambent, lucent, lucid, luminous, lustrous, radiant, refulgent, sheeny, shining, shiny, splendidWords Related to incandescent ablaze, ardent, blazing, burning, combusting, fiery, flaming, red-hot; agleam, aglitter, blinding, coruscant, flaring, flashing, flickering, gemmy, glancing, glaring, gleaming, glimmering, glinting, glistening, glistering, glittering, scintillant, scintillating, shimmering, shimmery, sparkling, sunny, twinkling, winking; burnished, polished, shined; superbright, ultrabrightNear Antonyms of incandescent blackened, dark, darkened, darkish, darkling, darksome, dimmed, dusky, gloomy, lightless, murky, obscure, obscured, pitch-black, pitch-dark, somber (or sombre), sunless, tenebrous, unlit; cloudy, shadowlike, shadowy, shady; gray (also grey), leaden, pale, palishAntonyms of incandescent dim, dull, lackluster, unbright, unbrilliant

  2. 2 having or expressing great depth of feeling a speaker incandescent with righteous anger over the treatment of the refugees Synonyms of incandescent ardent, blazing, burning, charged, demonstrative, emotional, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, glowing, hot-blooded, impassioned, fervent, intense, passional, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, religious, superheated, torrid, vehement, warm, warm-bloodedWords Related to incandescent gushing, gushy, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, sugary; histrionic, melodramatic; enthusiastic, gung ho, keen, zealous; enamored, infatuated, obsessed; uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; frenzied, orgiastic, overemotional, overexcited, overheatedNear Antonyms of incandescent detached, dry, impersonal, objective; reserved, undemonstrativeAntonyms of incandescent cold, cool, dispassionate, emotionless, impassive, unemotional

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