What is another word for luminous?

Pronunciation: [lˈuːmɪnəs] (IPA)

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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What are the opposite words for luminous?

The antonyms of "luminous" are various as it is a word with multiple possible interpretations. For example, "dark," "gloomy," "dim," and "dull" would all work as antonyms for the meaning of "luminous" as "sending out light." Conversely, antonyms for the more abstract sense of "luminous," which means shining with intelligence or insight, might include "ignorant," "dense," "dumb," and "obtuse." In any case, all antonyms of "luminous" refer to the absence or lack of brightness, clarity, or brilliance, either in a physical or metaphorical sense.

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Usage examples for Luminous

Amalia, watching them all, with throbbing pulses and luminous eyes, saw and understood, and her spirit was filled with a great thankfulness which she could not voice, but which lifted her, serene and still, above every one there.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The air was transformed into a great luminous gulf.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
She smiled, and the snow-light shone on her face, making her beauty luminous.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Luminous

  • The great actors are the luminous ones. They are the great conductors of the stage.
    Ethel Barrymore
  • It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below.
    Rebecca H. Davis
  • Direct observation of the luminous essence of nature is for me indispensable.
    Robert Delaunay
  • Painting is by nature a luminous language.
    Robert Delaunay
  • The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul.
    Isadora Duncan

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