resplendence

or re·splend·en·cy

[ ri-splen-duh ns or ri-splen-duh n-see ]
/ rɪˈsplɛn dəns or rɪˈsplɛn dən si /

noun

a resplendent quality or state; splendor.

Nearby words

  1. respire,
  2. respirometer,
  3. respirometry,
  4. respite,
  5. respite care,
  6. resplendent,
  7. resplendent quetzal,
  8. resplendently,
  9. respond,
  10. respondence

Origin of resplendence

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English word from Late Latin word resplendentia. See resplendent, -ence

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Word Origin and History for resplendence

resplendence

n.

early 15c., from Late Latin resplendentia, from stem of Latin resplendens (see resplendent).

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