The definition of resplendent is full of splendor or dazzling.
An example of something resplendent is a chandelier with hundreds of crystals.
- shining brightly; full of splendor; dazzling
- brilliantly showy; magnificent or sumptuous; splendid: the peacock is resplendent in iridescent plumage
Origin of resplendentMiddle English ; from Classical Latin resplendens, present participle of resplendere: see re- and amp; splendent
Splendid or dazzling in appearance; brilliant.
Origin of resplendentMiddle English, from Old French, from Latin resplend&emacron;ns, resplendent-, present participle of resplend&emacron;re, to shine brightly : re-, re- + splend&emacron;re, to shine.
- re·splen′dence, re·splen′den·cy
(comparative more resplendent, superlative most resplendent)