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splendor

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Synonyms and Antonyms of splendor

  1. 1 impressiveness of beauty on a large scale <the splendor of the ancient monument awed us into silence> Synonyms augustness, brilliance, gloriousness, glory, gorgeousness, grandeur, grandness, majesty, nobility, nobleness, resplendence, resplendency, splendidness, splendiferousness, magnificence, stateliness, stupendousness, sublimeness, superbnessRelated Words awesomeness, formidability, marvelousness, wonderfulness, wondrousness; dignity, elegance, grace; lavishness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, luxury, opulence, princeliness, richness, sumptuousness; grandiosity, ostentation, pretentiousness; elaborateness, flashiness, gaudiness, ornateness, poshness, ritziness, showiness, swankiness; extraordinariness, remarkableness

  2. 2 the quality or state of having or giving off light <the splendor of the huge diamond can scarcely be described> Synonyms brightness, brilliancy, candor, dazzle, effulgence, illumination, lambency, lightness, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, luster (or lustre), lustrousness, radiance, refulgence, brillianceRelated Words blaze, flare, flash, flicker, light; fluorescence, incandescence, luminescence; burnish, gloss, polish, sheen, shine, shininess; fire, flame, glare, glow; flash, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkleNear Antonyms dimness, gloominess, somberness; cloudiness, haziness, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity; colorlessness, grayness, lackluster, paleness, shadiness, shadowinessAntonyms blackness, dark, darkness, dullness (also dulness), duskiness

  3. 3 something extraordinary or surprising <some of the many splendors of the reign of Tutankhamen are on display in this new travelling exhibition> Synonyms caution, flash, marvel, miracle, phenomenon, portent, prodigy, sensation, wonderRelated Words curiosity, sight, spectacle; beauty, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, knockout; apparition, appearance


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