What does the word resplendent mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Resplendently.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Shining; splendid.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Resplendence, resplendency.

Usage examples for resplendent

  1. Kenniston felt oddly oppressed by the warm, soft air inside the resplendent lobby. – The World with a Thousand Moons by 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 by Honore de Balzac
  3. With modest grandeur in thy purple zone, Resplendent less, but of an ampler round. – Cowper by Goldwin Smith