Definition of brilliance in English:


Line breaks: bril|liance
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪlj(ə)ns
(also brilliancy /-ənsi/)


[mass noun]
  • 1Intense brightness of light: the nights were dark, lit only by the brilliance of Aegean stars
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    • 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 colour
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    • 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.

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