Word for Today – rutilant

rutilant

Part of Speech adjective

Origin + Etymology

Late Middle English; Latin from Latin rutilant- ‘glowing red’, from the verb rutilare, from rutilus ‘reddish’

Synonyms

  • bright
  • brilliant
  • conspicuous
  • glistening
  • incandescent
  • luminous
  • lustrous
  • radiant
  • scintillating
  • shiny
  • sparkling

Antonyms

  • cloudy
  • dark
  • dim
  • dull
  • gloomy
  • matte
  • normal
  • obscure
  • typical

Definition

glowing or glittering with red or golden light

Example

The sunset this evening was absolutely rutilant.

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