Bright"ness, n. [AS. beorhines. See Bright.]
The quality or state of being bright; splendor; luster; brilliancy; clearness.
A sudden brightness in his face appear.
Acuteness (of the faculties); sharpness 9wit.
The brightness of his parts . . . distinguished him.
Syn. -- Splendor; luster; radiance; resplendence; brilliancy; effulgence; glory; clearness.
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