Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Shining; splendid.

Part of speech: noun

Resplendence, resplendency.

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Usage examples "resplendent":

  1. Kenniston felt oddly oppressed by the warm, soft air inside the resplendent lobby. - "The World with a Thousand Moons", Edmond Hamilton.
  2. It isn't that her beauty is resplendent, or that the glitter of her 'dot' has dazzled me, but I find in that child a great fund of sound sense joined to simplicity; and, what to mind is of greater consequence, her sincere and solid piety attracts me; I think a husband ought to be very happy with her." - "The Lesser Bourgeoisie", Honore de Balzac.
  3. With modest grandeur in thy purple zone, Resplendent less, but of an ampler round. - "Cowper", Goldwin Smith.