Brightsomeness vs Brightsome - What's the difference?

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Brightsomeness is a derived term of brightsome.


As an adjective brightsome is

(archaic) bright in appearance, shining.

brightsomeness

Not English

Brightsomeness has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'brightsomeness':

breaststrokers, breaststrokes, breastsummers, bioarchitecture, barracudalike, braggadocious

brightsome

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (archaic) Bright in appearance, shining.
  • * , The Jew of Malta , act 2:
  • But rather let the brightsome heavens be dim,
    And nature's beauty choke with stifling clouds,
    Than my fair Abigail should frown on me.
  • * 1869 , , Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor , ch. 45:
  • [A]ll the shifts of cloud and sun, all the difference between black death and brightsome liveliness, scarcely may suggest or equal Lorna's transformation.
  • * 1922 , , "The Wood Fire" in Late Lyrics and Earlier :
  • This is a brightsome blaze you've lit good friend, to-night!
  • * 2008 , Paul S. Sunga, Red Dust, Red Sky , ISBN 9781550503708, p. 117:
  • The few chairs and the low table had been stripped of paint to reveal the brightsome grain of pine wood.

    Usage notes

    * The Oxford English Dictionary'' suggests that this is a less definite term than (bright), "leaving more to the imagination".''Oxford English Dictionary , 2nd ed., 1989.

    Synonyms

    * brilliant, luminous

    Derived terms

    * brightsomeness

    References

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