What is another word for luminousness?

Pronunciation: [lˈuːmɪnəsnəs] (IPA)

Luminousness is a word used to describe the quality of being bright or shining. There are several synonyms for luminousness, including radiance, brightness, brilliance, light, glow, glitter, sparkle, shine, and luster. These words can be used interchangeably to describe anything that emits light or shines brightly. Luminousness is often associated with celestial bodies and natural phenomena such as stars, the moon, and the sun. It can also be used to describe a person's personality, aura, or behavior, particularly when referring to someone who exudes positivity, energy, and enthusiasm. Overall, luminousness is a versatile word, and its many synonyms offer a range of ways to describe light and brightness.

What are the hypernyms for Luminousness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Luminousness

To Bethlehem, where went the woman whose blue robe was bordered with a glow of fair luminousness and whose face, like an uplifted lily, softly shone.
"The Little Hunchback Zia"
Frances Hodgson Burnett
That day was Clotilde herself, she in person; he saw it as the woman, and saw himself translucent in the great luminousness; and behind it all was dark, as in front.
"The Tragic Comedians, Complete"
George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
The pallor of his countenance had assumed, if possible, a more ghastly hue-but the luminousness of his eye had utterly gone out.
"Selections From Poe"
J. Montgomery Gambrill

Famous quotes with Luminousness

  • Immediate luminousness, in short, philosophical reasonableness and moral helpfulness are the only available criteria. Saint Teresa might have had the nervous system of the placidest cow, and it would not now save her theology, if the trial of the theology by these other tests should show it to be contemptible. And conversely if her theology can stand these other tests, it will make no difference how hysterical or nervously off balance Saint Teresa may have been when she was with us here below.
    William James

Related words: luminosity, light intensity, light emitted, light reflecting, light refracting, measuring light intensity

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