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1. sheen

noun. ['ˈʃiːn'] the visual property of something that shines with reflected light.

Synonyms

  • refulgence
  • radiance
  • shininess
  • refulgency
  • effulgence
  • radiancy
  • shine
  • lustre

Antonyms

  • unhappiness
  • ill health
  • uglify
  • absorb

Etymology

  • shene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sciene (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word sheen


1. Noun, singular or mass
The leather should have a soft sheen but not look oily or greasy.

2. Adjective
Flat paint has the least amount of sheen while semi-gloss paint reflects light more than flat paint.

Quotes containing the word sheen


1. Just like gold, which has to weather very high temperatures to achieve the sheen and shine it finally gets, so also every person has to go through struggles in his life to achieve success.
- Kailash Kher

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