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lustrous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of lustrous

  1. 1 giving off or reflecting much light the lustrous finish on the satin bedspread adds to the feeling of luxury Synonyms of lustrous beaming, bedazzling, brilliant, candescent, clear, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, glowing, incandescent, lambent, lucent, lucid, luminous, bright, radiant, refulgent, sheeny, shining, shiny, splendidWords Related to lustrous 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 lustrous 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 lustrous dim, dull, lackluster, unbright, unbrilliant

  2. 2 having a shiny surface or finish lustrous silver jewelry adorned her neck Synonyms of lustrous buffed, burnished, glistening, glossy, polished, rubbed, satin, satiny, sleekWords Related to lustrous brushed, eggshell, semigloss, semilustrous; silken, silky, slick, slippery; glassy, glazed, lacquered, shellacked, varnished; gleaming, glittering, reflective, shiningNear Antonyms of lustrous lackluster; unvarnishedAntonyms of lustrous dim, dull, flat, lusterless, matte (also mat or matt)

Synonym Discussion of lustrous

bright, brilliant, radiant, luminous, lustrous mean shining or glowing with light. bright implies emitting or reflecting a high degree of light. brilliant implies intense often sparkling brightness. radiant stresses the emission or seeming emission of rays of light. luminous implies emission of steady, suffused, glowing light by reflection or in surrounding darkness. lustrous stresses an even, rich light from a surface that reflects brightly without glittering.

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