Definition of refulgent in English:

refulgent

adjective

literary
  • Shining very brightly:

    ‘refulgent blue eyes’
    • ‘I stepped outside under a refulgent sky, and I saw a tiny yellow-brown bird fly over the house into an oak.’
    • ‘It's vivid, refulgent work from set designer David Rockwell and lighting designer Kenneth Posner, and a perfect introduction to a charging score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman that starts out bold and grabby and never lets up.’
    • ‘One halo is refulgent, another radiates smoke or vapors, and a third appears to have been sprung from its perfectly circular tension so that it looks like a snake, a broken rubber band, a garden hose.’
    • ‘For lovers of forgotten Romantic symphonies, this is a treat, even if the interpretations could have been a bit more joyous and the orchestral playing more refulgent.’
    • ‘In this refulgent summer, it has been a luxury to draw the breath of life. The grass grows, the buds burst, the meadow is spotted with fire and gold in the tint of flowers.’
    shining, light, brilliant, vivid, blazing, dazzling, beaming, intense, glaring
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Origin

Late 15th century: from Latin refulgent- shining out, from the verb refulgere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + fulgere to shine.

Pronunciation

refulgent

/rɪˈfʌldʒ(ə)nt/