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Definition of Brightness


  1. The quality or state of being bright; splendor; luster; brilliancy; clearness.
  2. Acuteness (of the faculties); sharpness 9wit.

Brightness Quotations

He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade.
Samuel Johnson

Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.
Jane Porter

This dark brightness that falls from the stars.
Pierre Corneille

Sunshine is a welcome thing. It brings a lot of brightness.
Jimmie Davis

The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness.
James Gates Percival
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Brightness Translations

brightness in German is Helligkeit
brightness in Italian is chiarezza
brightness in Latin is nitor, nitor
brightness in Spanish is brillo

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