Definition of resplendent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rɪˈsplendənt//
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈsplendənt//
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resplendent (in something) (formal or literary) brightly coloured in an impressive way He glimpsed Sonia, resplendent in a red dress. the resplendent tail of the male peacock Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin resplendent- ‘shining out’, from the verb resplendere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + splendere ‘to glitter’.
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