What is another word for luminous?

349 synonyms found


[ lˈuːmɪnəs], [ lˈuːmɪnəs], [ l_ˈuː_m_ɪ_n_ə_s]

When describing something that emits light, there are many synonyms for the word "luminous". For example, "radiant" suggests something is shining brightly and is often used to describe the sun or a person's appearance. "Glowing" suggests a soft and steady light emitting from something, while "gleaming" suggests a polished or reflective surface. Other synonyms include "brilliant", "lustrous", "shimmering", "sparkling", and "incandescent". Each word has its own subtle difference in meaning, and choosing the right synonym can add depth and nuance to a piece of writing.

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How to use "Luminous" in context?

When you think about luminous, what comes to mind? Most likely a light bulb, or a piece of jewelry with a lot of glimmer. But what about things like the sky on a clear night? Or the sun? All of these things are naturally luminous. There's nothing technically special about them - they're just covered in light. And that's what makes them so special.

Some things are only luminous in certain situations. You see the sky at night as luminous, but during the day the sun is also plenty bright. The same goes for natural objects like the sun, stars and moon.

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