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1. bright

adjective. ['ˈbraɪt'] emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts.

Synonyms

  • beaming
  • shiny
  • iridescent
  • self-luminous
  • fulgid
  • ardent
  • opalescent
  • glittery
  • brightness level
  • glossy
  • refulgent
  • glaring
  • luminance
  • satiny
  • silvern
  • agleam
  • silvery
  • fulgent
  • luminousness
  • coruscant
  • beadlike
  • radiant
  • effulgent
  • nitid
  • buttonlike
  • glistering
  • buttony
  • sheeny
  • glistening
  • glary
  • blinding
  • opaline
  • light
  • scintillating
  • scintillant
  • brilliant
  • beamy
  • shining
  • glimmery
  • lustrous
  • lurid
  • glittering
  • noctilucent
  • silky
  • slick
  • silver
  • sparkly
  • glinting
  • nacreous
  • silken
  • dazzling
  • lambent
  • gleaming
  • pearlescent
  • brightness
  • lucent
  • blazing
  • sleek
  • shimmery
  • aglitter
  • silklike
  • beady
  • luminosity
  • bright as a new penny
  • twinkling
  • luminous

Antonyms

  • unenthusiastic
  • unattractive
  • inconspicuous
  • cacophonous

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Bright

  • overexcite
  • disinvite
  • semi-height
  • satterwhite
  • reinvite
  • reignite
  • nonwhite
  • forthright
  • de-excite
  • contrite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcwhite
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • strite
  • streit

How do you pronounce bright?

Pronounce bright as braɪt.

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Sentences with bright


1. Adjective
The plants are less than 2 feet tall and add bright color spots to the springtime garden.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid bright, intense colors, which have the opposite effect.

Quotes about bright


1. When the bright angel dominates, out comes a great work of art, a Michelangelo David or a Beethoven symphony.
- Madeleine L'Engle

2. I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

3. Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
- Erich Fromm

2. bright

adjective. ['ˈbraɪt'] having striking color.

Synonyms

  • vivid
  • brilliant
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • unadorned
  • dullness
  • light
  • extinguish

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bright

adjective. ['ˈbraɪt'] characterized by quickness and ease in learning.

Synonyms

  • intelligent

Antonyms

  • rise
  • heavy

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bright

adjective. ['ˈbraɪt'] having lots of light either natural or artificial.

Antonyms

  • passionless

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bright

adjective. ['ˈbraɪt'] made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow.

Synonyms

  • polished
  • shiny
  • burnished
  • shining

Antonyms

  • black
  • chaste
  • fatty
  • well

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bright

adjective. ['ˈbraɪt'] splendid.

Antonyms

  • darken

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bright

adverb. ['ˈbraɪt'] with brightness.

Synonyms

  • brilliantly

Antonyms

  • heavy-footed
  • deep

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bright

adjective. ['ˈbraɪt'] not made dim or less bright.

Antonyms

  • chromatic

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bright

adjective. ['ˈbraɪt'] characterized by happiness or gladness.

Antonyms

  • ascend

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bright

adjective. ['ˈbraɪt'] clear and sharp and ringing.

Synonyms

  • brilliant

Antonyms

  • impure
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • bryht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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