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Radiant vs Pleased - What's the difference?

radiant | pleased |

As adjectives the difference between radiant and pleased

is that radiant is radiating light and/or heat while pleased is happy, content.

As a noun radiant

is a point source from which radiation is emitted.

As a verb pleased is





(en adjective)
  • Radiating light and/or heat.
  • :
  • Emitted as radiation.
  • Beaming with vivacity and happiness.
  • :
  • *
  • *:His sister, Mrs. Gerard, stood there in carriage gown and sables, radiant with surprise. ¶ “Phil?!  You?!   Exactly like you, Philip, to come strolling in from the antipodes—dear fellow?!” recovering from the fraternal embrace and holding both lapels of his coat in her gloved hands.
  • Emitting or proceeding as if from a center.
  • (lb) Giving off rays; said of a bearing.
  • :
  • (lb) Having a ray-like appearance, like the large marginal flowers of certain umbelliferous plants; said also of the cluster which has such marginal flowers.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A point source from which radiation is emitted.
  • (astronomy) The apparent origin, in the night sky, of a meteor shower.
  • A straight line proceeding from a given point, or fixed pole, about which it is conceived to revolve.
  • Anagrams

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    (en adjective)
  • happy, content
  • Synonyms

    * content * happy * satisfied


  • (please)