resplendence

[ri-splen-duhns]
noun
a resplendent quality or state; splendor.
Also, resplendency.


Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin resplendentia. See resplendent, -ence

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resplendent (rɪˈsplɛndənt)
 
adj
having a brilliant or splendid appearance
 
[C15: from rēsplendēre to shine brightly, from re- + splendēre to shine; see splendour]
 
re'splendence
 
n
 
re'splendency
 
n
 
re'splendently
 
adv

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But the resplendence of a famous ballet showpiece is destroyed through a shabby and dark setting.
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