1. [syn: glorious, resplendent, splendid, splendiferous]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Resplendent \Re*splen"dent\ (-dent), a. [L. resplendens, -entis,
p. pr. of resplendere to shine brightly; pref. re- re- +
splendere to shine. See Splendid.]
Shining with brilliant luster; very bright. --
With royal arras and resplendent gold. --Spenser.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring
morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a
kind of splendiferous native simplicity" [syn:
glorious, resplendent, splendid, splendiferous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
47 Moby Thesaurus words for "resplendent":
beaming, bedazzling, blazing, blinding, blooming, bright,
bright and shining, brilliant, charismatic, dazzling, devastating,
divine, effulgent, flamboyant, flaming, fulgent, fulgid, garish,
glamorous, glaring, glary, glorious, glowing, gorgeous, heavenly,
illustrious, killing, lustrous, magic, magnificent, numinous,
proud, radiant, raving, ravishing, refulgent, shining, sparkling,
splendent, splendid, splendiferous, splendorous, splendrous,
stunning, sublime, superb, vivid
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):
RESPLENDENT, adj. Like a simple American citizen beduking himself in
his lodge, or affirming his consequence in the Scheme of Things as an
elemental unit of a parade.
The Knights of Dominion were so resplendent in their velvet-
and-gold that their masters would hardly have known them.
"Chronicles of the Classes"