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Antonyms for brightness
ˈbraɪt nɪs

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term brightness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brightness(noun)

    the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white

    Antonyms:
    dullness

    Synonyms:
    brightness level, smartness, light, luminosity, luminousness, cleverness, luminance

  2. brightness, cleverness, smartness(noun)

    intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty

    Antonyms:
    dullness

    Synonyms:
    swank, smart, ingenuity, chichi, alacrity, brightness level, chic, last word, briskness, inventiveness, luminosity, cleverness, stylishness, smarting, luminousness, luminance, light, chicness, smartness, modishness, ingeniousness

  3. luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, light(noun)

    the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

    "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"

    Antonyms:
    dullness

    Synonyms:
    illumination, twinkle, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, luminosity, lighter, cleverness, luminousness, luminance, light, ignitor, smartness, visible radiation, visible light

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. brightness(n)

    Synonyms:
    brilliancy, splendor, luster, luminosity, resplendence, radiance, refulgence, effulgence, glow, aptness, precocity, acuteness, sharpness, discernment, vivacity, animation, liveliness

How to use brightness in a sentence?

  1. Paul Kuin:

    The Cow produced a large cloud of debris in a very short time, shredding a bigger star to produce a cloud like this would take a bigger black hole, result in a slower brightness increase and take longer for the debris to be consumed.

  2. William E. Channing:

    Poetry reveals to us the loveliness of nature, brings back the freshness of youthful feelings, reviews the relish of simple pleasures, keeps unquenched the enthusiasm which warmed the springtime of our being, refines youthful love, strengthens our interest in human mature, by vivid delineations of its tenderest and softest feelings, and through the brightness of its prophetic visions, helps faith to lay hold on the future life.

  3. Van Dokkum:

    Normally, you wouldn’t be able to detect the light of an individual star in that pixel, but because these pulsating stars are so bright and the pulsation is so strong, we could see that about a quarter of the pixels of the image changed their brightness. They changed it because the pixels contain these pulsating stars.

  4. Chris Russell:

    Ceres’ bright spot can now be seen to have a companion of lesser brightness, but apparently in the same basin, this maybe pointing to a volcano-like origin of the spots, but we will have to wait for better resolution before we can make such geologic interpretations.

  5. Sanskrit Proverb:

    Those noble men who falsehood dread In wealth and glory ever grow, As flames with greater brightness glow With oil in ceaseless flow when fed.

How to pronounce brightness?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say brightness in sign language?

  1. brightness

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