- The light given off by a 100-watt bulb is an example of brilliance.
- A deep, rich and vibrant red color is an example of brilliance.
- The skill of a violin prodigy who plays more beautifully than anyone else in the world is an example of brilliance.
The definition of brilliance is an intense bright light, or a vivid and bright color, or extreme intelligence or excellence.
the fact of being brilliant; great brightness, radiance, intensity, splendor, intelligence, etc.
- The state or quality of being brilliant, as:a. Extreme brightness.b. Exceptional clarity and agility of intellect or invention.
- Splendor; magnificence.
- Music Sharpness and clarity of tone.
(usually uncountable, plural brilliances)
- The brilliance of his career was only made possible by the condition of the East in the 12th century.
- His fine appearance, his flexible and sympathetic voice, his manifest sincerity, the perfect lucidity and artistic symmetry of his address, and the brilliance with which he illustrated his points would have attracted hearers even had he had little to say.
- As a whole, the birds of Papua are remarkable for their brilliance of plumage, or their metallic colouring.
- In many respects the brilliance of this long and often vaunted Maecenate of Leo X.
- Personal affection and political devotion had in these two years made him appear indispensable to the party, although nobody ever regarded him as in the front line of English statesmen so far as originality of ideas or brilliance of debating power were concerned.