What does the word radiance mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Brightness; effulgence. radiancy.

Usage examples for radiance

  1. We know how its radiance faded away into the night. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  2. He closed the glass door of the hotel behind him and stood for a moment on the pavement in the little circle of radiance thrown by the light of the hall. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  3. As he came towards Iskender, the light from the doorway picking him out from the surrounding gloom, he seemed to bear with him a mystic radiance. – The Valley of the Kings by Marmaduke Pickthall