Brilliance definition

brĭlyəns
(chiefly UK) Magnificence; resplendence.
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The quality of being exceptionally effulgent (giving off light).
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The quality of having extraordinary mental capacity.
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The definition of brilliance is an intense bright light, or a vivid and bright color, or extreme intelligence or excellence.

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.

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The fact of being brilliant; great brightness, radiance, intensity, splendor, intelligence, etc.
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The state or quality of being brilliant, as:
  • Extreme brightness.
  • Exceptional clarity and agility of intellect or invention.
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Splendor; magnificence.
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(music) Sharpness and clarity of tone.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
brilliance
Plural:
brilliances