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ˈbrɪl yənsbril·liance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glare, blaze, brilliancenoun

    a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted

    "a glare of sunlight"

  2. magnificence, brilliance, splendor, splendour, grandeur, grandnessnoun

    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, geniusnoun

    unusual mental ability


  1. brilliancenoun

    The quality of being exceptionally effulgent (giving off light).

  2. brilliancenoun

    The quality of having extraordinary mental capacity.

  3. brilliancenoun

    Magnificence; resplendence.


  1. Brilliance

    Brilliance is the fourth studio album by Atlantic Starr. This album featured hit singles "Love Me Down" and "Circles."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brilliance in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brilliance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of brilliance in a Sentence

  1. Albert Einstein:

    Einstein was brilliant about space and time, it’s using brilliance about space and time generally in our agents.

  2. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    A step towards complacency is a step towards mediocrity; a step towards diligence is a step towards brilliance.

  3. Liam Gallagher:

    I want to thank MTV for recognizing my brilliance.

  4. Daniel Herbert:

    People viewing this videotape will have the brilliance and benefit of hindsight 20/20 vision, this is not a murder case, despite what you heard in the courtroom. It's truly not a murder case, and we feel that we will be very successful in defending this case.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Being the topper of the university, college, an institution or in any competitive examination for a female is not an achievement of her brilliance because if the women had intelligence, then they would have been doing invention and innovation rather than those being done often by men.

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