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lustrous

[luhs-truh s] /ˈlʌs trəs/
adjective
1.
having luster; shining; luminous:
lustrous eyes.
2.
brilliant; splendid; resplendent; illustrious:
a lustrous career.
Origin of lustrous
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; lust(e)r1 + -ous
Related forms
lustrously, adverb
lustrousness, noun
hyperlustrous, adjective
hyperlustrously, adverb
hyperlustrousness, noun
nonlustrous, adjective
nonlustrously, adverb
nonlustrousness, noun
semilustrous, adjective
semilustrously, adverb
semilustrousness, noun
sublustrous, adjective
sublustrously, adverb
sublustrousness, noun
unlustrous, adjective
unlustrously, adverb
Synonyms
1. gleaming, radiant, glowing, shimmering. 2. refulgent, dazzling, gorgeous.
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Word Origin and History for non-lustrous

lustrous

c.1600, from luster + -ous. Related: Lustrously; lustrousness.

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