Resplendent meaning

rĭ-splĕndənt
The definition of resplendent is full of splendor or dazzling.

An example of something resplendent is a chandelier with hundreds of crystals.

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Splendid or dazzling in appearance; brilliant.
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Shining brightly; full of splendor; dazzling.
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(mathematics) Exhibiting the property of resplendency in Peano arithmetic.
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Brilliantly showy; magnificent or sumptuous; splendid.

The peacock is resplendent in iridescent plumage.

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Shiny and colourful, and thus pleasing to the eye.
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Origin of resplendent

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin resplendēns resplendent- present participle of resplendēre to shine brightly re- re- splendēre to shine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the obsolete sense of the English verb splendish (“to shine"), from Latin splendere (“to shine"), or from resplend +"Ž -ent, from Latin resplendere.

    From Wiktionary