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Luminousness   Listen

The quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light.  Synonyms: brightness, brightness level, light, luminance, luminosity.

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"Luminousness" Quotes from Famous Books

... notion of MY falling in love with anybody is clearly too ridiculous. But I'm attracted by her, drawn towards her, fascinated as it were; I feel a sort of curious spell upon me whenever I look into her deep big eyes, flashing out upon one with their strange luminousness. It isn't merely that the Hand has thrown her in my way: that counts for something, no doubt, but not for everything. Besides, the Hand doesn't act blindly—nay, rather, acts with supreme wisdom, surpassing the powers or the comprehension ...
— Philistia • Grant Allen

Words linked to "Luminousness" :   glow, physical property, illumination, bright, dull, luminescence, incandescence, luminosity, illuminance

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