Today’s word of the day is resplendent, R-E-S-P-L-E-N-D-E-N-T. Resplendent is an adjective that means shiny and colorful; pleasing to the eye.
The Latin splendere (splen DARE ay) means to shine. It’s related to many words like splendid, splendor and, of course, our word of the day, resplendent. It means pleasing to the eye, but more specifically it refers to something that pleases the eye because of its bright, brilliant colors.
That bird’s multicolored plumage had me spellbound. I’d never anything more resplendent in my life.
Once again, resplendent is spelled R-E-S-P-L-E-N-D-E-N-T.