Synonyms for brilliant


1. brilliant, superb, superior (vs. inferior)
usage: of surpassing excellence; "a brilliant performance"; "a superb actor"
2. brainy, brilliant, smart as a whip, intelligent (vs. unintelligent)
usage: having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; "some men dislike brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"
3. brilliant, glorious, magnificent, splendid, impressive (vs. unimpressive)
usage: characterized by grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"
4. bright, brilliant, vivid, colorful (vs. colorless), colourful
usage: having striking color; "bright dress"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"
5. brilliant, bright (vs. dull)
usage: full of light; shining intensely; "a brilliant star"; "brilliant chandeliers"
6. bright, brilliant, reverberant (vs. unreverberant)
usage: clear and sharp and ringing; "the bright sound of the trumpet section"; "the brilliant sound of the trumpets"
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