The resplendent crystal chandeliers create an atmosphere of elegance in the hotel lobby.
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 splendent
Origin of resplendentMiddle English from Old French from Latin resplendēns resplendent- present participle of resplendēre to shine brightly re- re- splendēre to shine
- re·splen′dence re·splen′den·cy
(comparative more resplendent, superlative most resplendent)