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resplendent

[ ri-splen-duhnt ]
/ rɪˈsplɛn dənt /
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adjective

shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid: troops resplendent in white uniforms; resplendent virtues.

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Origin of resplendent

1400–50; late Middle English <Latin resplendent- (stem of resplendēns), present participle of resplendēre to shine brightly, equivalent to re-re- + splend(ēre) shine (see splendor) + -ent--ent

OTHER WORDS FROM resplendent

re·splend·ent·ly, adverbself-re·splend·ent, adjectiveun·re·splend·ent, adjectiveun·re·splend·ent·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for resplendent

resplendent
/ (rɪˈsplɛndənt) /

adjective

having a brilliant or splendid appearance

Derived forms of resplendent

resplendence or resplendency, nounresplendently, adverb

Word Origin for resplendent

C15: from rēsplendēre to shine brightly, from re- + splendēre to shine; see splendour
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