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1. brightness

noun. ['ˈbraɪtnəs'] the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white.

Synonyms

  • brilliancy
  • glint
  • iridescence
  • radiancy
  • glister
  • radiance
  • opalescence
  • glisten
  • splendor
  • dazzle
  • refulgency
  • light
  • shine
  • lustre
  • refulgence
  • blaze
  • brilliance
  • splendour
  • scintillation
  • effulgence
  • flash
  • lightness
  • glitter
  • sparkle
  • glare

Antonyms

  • unhappiness
  • ill health
  • inelegance
  • dark

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Brightness

  • forthrightness
  • politeness
  • whiteness
  • tightness
  • lightness

How do you pronounce brightness?

Pronounce brightness as ˈbraɪtnəs.

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Sentences with brightness


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes about brightness


1. You can wake up every day looking forward to new adventures with hope smiling brightly before you because you have a Savior. You are baptized in His Church.... You just need to stay in, pressing forward with a brightness of hope to your heavenly home.
- Julie B. Beck

2. The moon will guide you through the night with her brightness, but she will always dwell in the darkness, in order to be seen.
- Shannon L. Alder

3. Nurturing, Providing, and loving you passionately. May that be, my number of responsibilities. As one to the end, forever more. That's how long I desire, our love to last for. Providing for you many and joyful memories. In hours of darkness, as well as brightness. I plan to supply for you. For your love for me and happiness, is all that matters to me.
- Jonathan Anthony Burkett, Friends 2 Lovers: The Unthinkable

2. brightness

noun. ['ˈbraɪtnəs'] intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty.

Synonyms

  • smartness
  • intelligence

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • heavy

Etymology

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

3. brightness

noun. ['ˈbraɪtnəs'] the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light.

Synonyms

  • luminescence
  • physical property
  • luminosity
  • brightness level
  • glow
  • luminance
  • light
  • illuminance
  • dull
  • incandescence
  • luminousness
  • bright

Antonyms

  • dull
  • light
  • extinguish
  • darken

Etymology

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