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Overview of noun brilliance

The noun brilliance has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) glare, blaze, brilliance

(a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; "a glare of sunlight")

2. (1) magnificence, brilliance, splendor, splendour, grandeur, grandness

(the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand; "for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel"; "his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects"; "it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor"; "an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art"; "advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products")

3. brilliance, genius

(unusual mental ability) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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