Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Giving light; shining; bright; lucid.

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Usage examples "luminous":

  1. The radiant host of evergreens stood silent in bold relief against their luminous background. - "See America First", Orville O. Hiestand.
  2. She was paler even than usual, her eyes were dark and luminous, and the curve of her scarlet lips suggested readily enough the weariness of which she spoke. - "Jeanne of the Marshes", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. The sky, so clear and bright the evening before, was now a luminous gray. - "The Re-Creation of Brian Kent", Harold Bell Wright.