sublustrous

lustrous

[luhs-truhs]
adjective
1.
having luster; shining; luminous: lustrous eyes.
2.
brilliant; splendid; resplendent; illustrious: a lustrous career.

Origin:
1595–1605; lust(e)r1 + -ous

lustrously, adverb
lustrousness, noun
hyperlustrous, adjective
hyperlustrously, adverb
hyperlustrousness, noun
nonlustrous, adjective
nonlustrously, adverb
nonlustrousness, noun
semilustrous, adjective
semilustrously, adverb
semilustrousness, noun
sublustrous, adjective
sublustrously, adverb
sublustrousness, noun
unlustrous, adjective
unlustrously, adverb


1. gleaming, radiant, glowing, shimmering. 2. refulgent, dazzling, gorgeous.
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lustrous
c.1600, from luster + -ous.
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