1. luminous

adjective. ['ˈluːmənəs'] softly bright or radiant.


  • lambent
  • bright
  • lucent


  • unpolished
  • colorless
  • inauspicious
  • unintelligent


  • luminosus (Latin)
  • -osus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Luminous

  • bituminous
  • humanists

Sentences with luminous

1. Adjective
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Quotes about luminous

1. At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding.
- Norman Maclean

2. Painting is by nature a luminous language.
- Robert Delaunay

3. Rowling is a luminous storyteller. I love her sense of humor and the intricate wizarding world she built around Hogwarts. I think all writers aspire to be like her, to capture readers like she does. But I didn't think about 'Harry Potter' when I wrote 'The Bone Season.'
- Samantha Shannon

2. self-luminous

adjective. having in itself the property of emitting light.


  • unpolished