Synonyms and Antonyms of nimbus

  1. 1 a special quality or impression associated with something fans are inevitably disappointed when the nimbus of glamour about their favorite celebrity turns out to be an illusion Synonyms air, ambience (or ambiance), aroma, atmosphere, climate, flavor, halo, karma, mood, aura, note, odor, patina, smell, temper, vibration(s)Related Words aureole (or aureola), mystique, romance; genius loci; feel, feeling, sensation, sense, spirit; attribute, character, characteristic, image, mark, notion, peculiarity, picture, property, trait; color, illusion, overtone, semblance, suggestion, tone

  2. 2 an artistic rendering of radiant light around the head or body of a sacred personage the nimbi for the sculpted figures around the exterior of the church are simple disks about the saints' heads Synonyms glory, halo, aureoleRelated Words starburst, sunburst; aura, corona

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a brief usually trivial fact

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