Associations to the word «Brilliance»

Wiktionary

BRILLIANCE, noun. The quality of being exceptionally effulgent (giving off light).
BRILLIANCE, noun. The quality of having extraordinary mental capacity.
BRILLIANCE, noun. (chiefly British) Magnificence; resplendence.

Dictionary definition

BRILLIANCE, noun. A light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; "a glare of sunlight".
BRILLIANCE, noun. The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand; "for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel"; "his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects"; "it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor"; "an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art"; "advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products".
BRILLIANCE, noun. Unusual mental ability.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley