What does the word brilliant mean?

Usage examples for brilliant

  1. It 's not only brilliant, but it 's safe. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  2. The Court is still a brilliant one, but in these days there is no woman there as beautiful as Frina Mavrodin, and Lord Cloverton is no longer British Ambassador. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  3. The spot was there, the brilliant points were there. – Dreams by Henri Bergson