Definition of 'brightness'
Example sentences containing 'brightness'
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The brightness of the light made no difference. Christianity Today (2000)And it has a mood light with eight brightness settings depending on what you like best. The Sun (2012)Despite the brightness of the day, there is a fire roaring in the enormous hearth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Lights surrounding the speaker react to the beat, altering colour and brightness in time with the music. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The quality and brightness of the light is improving all the time, and the best ones are now indistinguishable from the old incandescent bulbs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Are the letters just a dull reflection of the brightness of her star during her salon days, or are they a work in their own right? The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The two stars, similar in brightness and colour and so perfect for depicting twins, are thus a permanent reminder of this mythological timeshare. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For the sun gave forth its light without brightness... and it seemed exceedingly like the sun in eclipse, for the beams it shed were not clear. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Synonyms of 'brightness'
vividness, richness, intensity, brilliance
light, shine, sparkle, glare
intelligence, intellect, brains, awareness
Trends of 'brightness'
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