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Pronunciation: [lˈʌstɹəs] (IPA)

Lustrous is a word that describes an object with a shiny or glossy appearance, often indicating its brightness or sheen. There are many synonyms for lustrous, such as radiant, gleaming, shimmering, sparkling, glossy, luminous, and bright. All of these words express the concept of something that is shiny or bright. Each synonym, however, has its own unique spin on what that brightness looks like. Radiant indicates an object that is shining or glowing with light from within; shimmering refers to an object that appears to be moving or shifting in the light; and glossy suggests an object with a smooth and polished appearance.

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What are the opposite words for lustrous?

The term "lustrous" refers to something that shines or gleams, conveying a sense of brightness, smoothness, and richness. Some antonyms for "lustrous" are dull, matte, and rough. Something that is dull lacks brightness and shine, while matte lacks gloss or sheen. Rough refers to a surface that is uneven or jagged, lacking smoothness or dazzling appeal. Other antonyms for "lustrous" include tarnished, dim, and murky. Tarnished implies a loss of brightness due to wear or damage, while dim describes something that is not bright, and murky suggests a lack of clarity or transparency.

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Usage examples for Lustrous

There was a marked contrast between the girls, one being tall, with a finely-shaped oval face, dark hair, and peculiarly lustrous eyes, fringed by long black lashes; the other decidedly petite, with the clear skin, blue-grey eyes, and fair hair suggestive of the North.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn
It was but a few steps across a conservatory, the bright tints of whose rich tropical flowers and lustrous sheen of whose leaves were softened and subdued by the light of some half-dozen large Chinese lanterns, cleverly arranged so as to give the finest effect to the gorgeous plants.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn
She was a remarkably handsome woman of about thirty, with features of the Malay type, but softened into a nearer approach to beauty than is common amongst the women of this nation, whose prominent lips and dilated nostrils are not compensated by the rich long black hair, and large lustrous dark eyes.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn

Famous quotes with Lustrous

  • The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.
    Phillips Brooks
  • The earth has grown old with its burden of care But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair And its soul full of music breaks the air, When the song of angels is sung.
    Phillips Brooks
  • The empty beds of rivers fill again; Trees leafless now renew their vernal bloom; Returning moons their lustrous phase resume; But man a second youth expects in vain.*
    Somadeva
  • Good writing, like gold, combines lustrous lucidity with high density. What this means is good writing is packed with hints.
    Eric Hoffer
  • To weld the theory of soul-transmigration to the reality of evolution was an inspiration that, coming to Langdon Smith in the midst of a busy life, nevertheless sung itself into his heart with a wealth of poetic meaning and suggestion that found its ultimate expression in verses which so securely link his name with those whom no passing moment can plunge into obscurity. … The crowning glory of "Evolution" is, perhaps, the manner in which he interwove throughout his masterpiece of imagination a golden thread of romance that becomes more and more lustrous as the story unfolds. He linked inseparably physical life and spiritual life, the so-called vital and eternal sparks, as, into the web of the lives that evolve, he wove the woof of love and brought them down through the ages as one.
    Langdon Smith

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