Effulgence [ih-FUHL-jəns]

Part of speech: noun
Origin: English, 17th century

1. A state of being bright and radiant; splendor, brilliance.

Examples of effulgence in a sentence

“Camille was stunned silent by the effulgence of the sun rising across the Grand Canyon.”

“After walking an hour in the rainy dark, the effulgence of my living room’s bright lights and roaring fire was a welcome sight.”