We use the word "brilliant" to say that a thing or a person is very, very smart.
- Gustav is a brilliant professor of history.
- This new theory about quantum physics is really brilliant.
- Without the brilliant minds at our company, we would never have achieved such success.
- Marlon Brando was a brilliant actor. Some of his performances were absolutely brilliant.
- That’s really brilliant.
- That’s a brilliant idea!
The word "brilliant" is also used when something is very bright:
- The sun is brilliant today.
- Those colors are really brilliant.
- Sophia is showing off a brilliant diamond necklace.
- The garden provides a brilliant display of color at the entrance to the building.
The word "brilliance" is a noun:
- Alfred Einstein was well known for his brilliance.
- Esther’s brilliance in math is known to everyone at the school.
- What brilliance!
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This page was published on May 8, 2017.