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resplendence

[ri-splen-duh ns] /rɪˈsplɛn dəns/
noun
1.
a resplendent quality or state; splendor.
Also, resplendency.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Late Latin resplendentia. See resplendent, -ence
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  • But the resplendence of a famous ballet showpiece is destroyed through a shabby and dark setting.
Word Origin and History for resplendence
n.

early 15c., from Late Latin resplendentia, from stem of Latin resplendens (see resplendent).

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