effulgence

[ ih-fuhl-juh ns, ih-foo l‐ ]
/ ɪˈfʌl dʒəns, ɪˈfʊl‐ /

noun

a brilliant radiance; a shining forth.

Origin of effulgence

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Word Origin and History for effulgence

effulgence


n.

1660s, from Late Latin effulgentia (from Latin effulgentum; see effulgent) + -ce.

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