Pronunciation of Radiance
/ɹˈe͡ɪdi͡əns/, /ɹˈeɪdiəns/, /ɹ_ˈeɪ_d_iə_n_s/
Synonyms for radiance:
spark, fire, shaft.
Other synonyms and related words:
glowing, flash, beam, luminary, flare, refulgence, light, shine, twinkle, halo, overexposure, freshness, shimmer, sparkle, fluorescence, effulgence, sheen, glimmer, refulgency, lighting, brilliancy, glory, iridescence, luminance, luminosity, irradiation, fire, brilliance, pool, glow, dazzle, magnificence, moonshine, ray, spark, gleaming, incandescence, glitter, luster, brightness, glare, nimbus, illumination, glint, lustrousness, lambency, luminescence, radiancy, blaze, chink, half-light, moonlight, luminousness, gleam.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
elegance, loveliness, fairness, picturesqueness, shapeliness, gracefulness, charm, sublimity, attractiveness, superbness, Splendidness, resplendence, refinement, Sightliness, exquisiteness, pleasingness, glamour, Bonniness, comeliness, beauty, handsomeness, prettiness, splendor, gorgeousness.
brightness, luminescence (noun)
Usage examples for radiance:
- Description, however, I must give, for want of anything better, since, even if I possessed a living specimen, I could not exhibit its living radiance to all my readers: therefore, pray pay attention to the details, and imagine. - "The Romance of Natural History, Second Series", Philip Henry Gosse.
- Yet, as I closed the door behind me and stood in that softly brilliant radiance, a shudder shook me from head to foot with the violence of an electric shock. - "The Thing from the Lake", Eleanor M. Ingram.
- Then the rich but subdued lighting of the chancel and finally the brilliant radiance shining on the angel. - "Why the Chimes Rang: A Play in One Act", Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden.