Associations to the word «Brightness»

Wiktionary

BRIGHTNESS, noun. The quality of being bright.
BRIGHTNESS, noun. The perception elicited by the luminance of an object.
BRIGHTNESS, noun. Intelligence, cleverness.

Dictionary definition

BRIGHTNESS, noun. The location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white.
BRIGHTNESS, noun. Intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty.
BRIGHTNESS, noun. The quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca