radiantly


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ra·di·ant

 (rā′dē-ənt)
adj.
1. Emitting heat or light: a radiant star.
2. Consisting of or emitted as radiation: radiant heat.
3. Filled with light shining especially as rays; brightly shining: a radiant morning. See Synonyms at bright.
4.
a. Showing or expressing vitality or joy: radiant eyes; a radiant smile.
b. Splendid; glorious: radiant beauty; a radiant future.
n.
1. An object or point from which light or heat rays are emitted.
2. Astronomy The apparent celestial origin of a meteoric shower.

[Middle English, from Latin radiāns, radiant-, present participle of radiāre, to radiate; see radiate.]

ra′di·ant·ly adv.
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Adv.1.radiantly - in a radiant manner; "the bride smiled radiantly"
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Translations
بإشْعاع
zářivě
lysendestrålende
á geislandi hátt
mutluluklaneşeyle

radiantly

[ˈreɪdɪəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= glowingly) to smile radiantly at sbdirigir una sonrisa radiante a algn
he smiled radiantlysonrió radiante
she was radiantly beautifulera de una belleza deslumbrante
she was/looked radiantly happyestaba radiante or rebosante de felicidad
2. (liter) (= brightly) to shine radiantlyresplandecer
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

radiantly

[ˈreɪdiəntli] adv
to smile radiantly → avoir un sourire radieux
He smiled radiantly and embraced her → Il eut un sourire radieux et l'embrassa.
to look radiantly happy → rayonner de bonheur
She looks radiantly happy → Elle rayonne de bonheur.
(= brightly) [shine] → d'un vif éclat
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

radiantly

adv
happystrahlend
(liter) shineblendend, hell
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

radiantly

[ˈreɪdɪəntlɪ] adv (smile) → radiosamente
to be radiantly happy → essere raggiante di gioia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

radiant

(ˈreidiənt) adjective
1. showing great joy. a radiant smile.
2. sending out rays of heat, light etc or carried, sent etc in the form of, or by means of, rays of heat, light etc.
ˈradiantly adverb
ˈradiance noun
the radiance of her smile.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
He literally bloomed so from this exploit that he could afford radiantly to assent.
His daughter, Princess Helene, passed between the chairs, lightly holding up the folds of her dress, and the smile shone still more radiantly on her beautiful face.
Angel's eye at last fell upon Tess, the hindmost of the four; she, being full of suppressed laughter at their dilemma, could not help meeting his glance radiantly.
"You see," she said radiantly and with a gesture that disclosed herself to me, "I can forgive even that.
Also, he was teasingly interested in the certain small garments on which Dede worked, while she was radiantly happy over them, though at times, when his tender fun was too insistent, she was rosily confused or affectionately resentful.
For an instant her face brightened radiantly with the loveliest expression of delight that I ever saw on any human countenance.
"Oh, I don't mean just the tree; of course it's lovely--yes, it's RADIANTLY lovely--it blooms as if it meant it--but I meant everything, the garden and the orchard and the brook and the woods, the whole big dear world.
That afternoon the whole world seemed to devote itself to being perfect and radiantly beautiful and kind to one boy.
Dejah Thoris, as radiantly beautiful as ever, sat upon a small throne beside Salensus Oll.
It a little surprised me to find that she hesitated and was not so radiantly willing as I had expected.
was laughing now, too, so was Evgenie Pavlovitch, so was Colia, and so was the prince himself, who caught the infection as he looked round radiantly upon the others.
That venerable financier, however, still seemed struggling with portions of his well-lined attire, and at length produced from a very interior tail-coat pocket, a black oval case which he radiantly explained to be his Christmas present for his god-daughter.