What is another word for illuminated?

Pronunciation: [ɪlˈuːmɪnˌe͡ɪtɪd] (IPA)

Illuminated is a word that means to light up or brighten. There are many synonyms that can also be used to convey the same meaning such as illuminate, light, brighten, light up, shine, radiate, glow, sparkle, twinkle, flash, beam, blaze, flicker, flare, and incandesce. Other alternatives include enlighten, clarify, reveal, disclose, and elucidate, which mean to bring knowledge or understanding to something. So, whether you want to describe a bright light, brilliance, or a sudden enlightenment, there are several synonyms that can help you accurately convey the meaning of "illuminated".

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What are the opposite words for illuminated?

The opposite of illuminated can be unlit, dark, gloomy, obscure, shadowy, or dim. Unlit suggests a lack of illumination or light, such as an unlit match. Dark refers to an absence of light, and is often used to describe a room or an area that lacks illumination. Gloomy suggests a shadowy or oppressive darkness, whereas obscure implies an indistinct or unclear darkness. Shadowy may refer to a place that is partially or completely shaded, while dim suggests a low level of illumination or light. Therefore, these antonyms give a good understanding of what the opposite of illuminated is.

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Usage examples for Illuminated

That illuminated moment of insight seemed to walk between them to the doors.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
At first he observed with astonishment that the rain had passed away and that it was not at all dark in the cave, as it was illuminated by the moon which was about to set.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Before a quarter of an hour passed, Stas found himself at a place at which the opposite rock was most illuminated, which indicated that at its base a fire must be burning.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Illuminated

  • Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry.
    Georges Braque
  • I remarked constantly, just at sunset, in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly illuminated with a kind of mock sunset. This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded by another similar in character, but more faint.
    George Grey
  • Our society is illuminated by the spiritual insights of the Hebrew prophets. America and Israel have a common love of human freedom, and they have a common faith in a democratic way of life.
    Lyndon B. Johnson
  • The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?
    Edwin Markham
  • From its brilliancy everything is illuminated.
    Guru Nanak

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