(also brilliancy /-ənsi/)
- 1Intense brightness of light: the nights were dark, lit only by the brilliance of Aegean starsMore example sentences
- The blue light flashed its brilliance once more, and the library faded back in existence around them.
- Every now and then, there emerges a star, which, by its sheer brilliance, throws light far from where it originated.
- The forest let light in with such brilliance and beauty it was breathtaking.
- 1.1Vividness of colour: lapis lazuli was highly regarded for the brilliance of its colourMore example sentences
- I tried to scan some of the slides and they lost quite a bit of their stunning colours and brilliancy.
- The colours which give brilliancy to the sketch are part of the charm.
- Henry's natural inspiration partially comes from the excitement, brilliance and magnificence from the art world.
- 2Exceptional talent or intelligence: he’s played the stock market with great brillianceMore example sentences
- We exalt effortless brilliance, we celebrate talent and the achievement that comes easily, naturally.
- But then his intellectual brilliance is matched by his enigmatic personality - you can't be sure what he's really up to.
- The authority, stamina, cool brilliance, and power of Nilsson's singing are evident throughout these two discs.