luster, lustre, brilliancy, splendor, splendournoun
a quality that outshines the usual
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"
Great light, luster or brilliance.
Magnificent appearance, display or grandeur.
The splendor of the Queen's coronation was without comparison.
Great fame or glory.
Etymology: From splendur, splendour, or directly from its source splendor, from the verb splendere.
great brightness; brilliant luster; brilliancy; as, the splendor ot the sun
magnifience; pomp; parade; as, the splendor of equipage, ceremonies, processions, and the like
brilliancy; glory; as, the splendor of a victory
Splendor is a 1989 Italian drama film directed by Ettore Scola.
The numerical value of splendor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of splendor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Even when I was a very young man, I was looking for the purpose of life; I was looking for happiness all over the world; in fame and in glamour, in wealth and in splendor, not knowing how foolish it was. Happiness is not out there. Happiness is not in wealth or splendor. Happiness is inside me, in my mind, in my thoughts, it is in my perception of the world.
Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
Treading the soil of the moon, palpating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one's stomach the separation from terra... these form the most romantic sensation an explorer has ever known... this is the only thing I can say about the matter. The utilitarian results do not interest me.
Your home is regarded as a model home, your life as a model life. But all this splendor, and you along with it... it's just as though it were built upon a shifting quagmire. A moment may come, a word can be spoken, and both you and all this splendor will collapse.
If the radiance of a thousand sunsWere to burst at once into the skyThat would be like the splendor of the Mighty one --I am become Death,The shatterer of Worlds.
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