brilliancy brilliancy

Definition(s):

  • (n) a quality that outshines the usual

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Immediately after sundown any clear night there apppears in the southwestern sky near the horizon a star of the first magnitude and of the brilliancy of Aldebaran.
  2. Always there was the immediacy of things happening this very minute, but the real brilliancy of Wide World may lie in its avoidance of the TV interview.
  3. To prepare and send such cards to 10,000 was a deed of advertising brilliancy, one of professional finesse.

News

  • Love letter about Michael Collins from Lady Lavery is found

    A letter from the wife of a British nobleman describing Michael Collins as a man of “brilliancy as a romantic figure’ is to be auctioned in Dublin leading to renewed speculation they had an affair.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. A famous commentator [Murray Walker] described him in the following way: "His talents result in the perfect combination of excellent driving skills, tactical brilliancy and the ability to lead the team."
    on May 29, 2008 By: Murray Walker Source: Bangkok Post

  2. Thoreau, in a rare stab at understatement, began his essay Autumnal Tints: "Europeans coming to America are surprised by the brilliancy of our autumnal foliage."
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Henry David Thoreau Source: Times Online

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