- shining or radiant, as the sun.
- gleaming or lustrous, as metal, marble, etc.
- brilliant in appearance, color, etc.; gorgeous; magnificent; splendid.
- eminent; illustrious.
Origin of splendent
Related Words for splendentglistening, brilliant, radiant, sparkling, bright, lustrous, scintillating, luminous, shiny, conspicuous, incandescent, glazed, beaming, glossy, sleek, coruscating, effulgent, iridescent, lambent, nitid
Examples from the Web for splendent
Historical Examples of splendent
They had enticed the splendent light-fish into their caverns to give illumination.Seed of the Arctic Ice
H. G. Winter
The feldspar exhibited its splendent black crystals in fine relief in the massy quartz.
They brought her mother's saddle, splendent with gems and gold, set it on the great red horse, and lifted her to it.The Princess and Curdie
To the outer glozing fame That now attires us splendent, we may add Inmost applause.The Mortal Gods and Other Plays
Olive Tilford Dargan
- shining brightly; lustrousa splendent sun
- famous; illustrious