brillant

The Correct spelling is: brilliant

Common misspellings of the word brilliant are:

How do you spell brilliant?. It is not briliant or even brillant for that matter!

  • adj.
    1. Full of light; shining. See synonyms at bright.
    2. Relating to or being a hue that has a combination of high lightness and strong saturation.
    3. Sharp and clear in tone.
    4. Glorious; magnificent: the brilliant court life at Versailles.
    5. Superb; wonderful: The soloist gave a brilliant performance.
    6. Marked by unusual and impressive intellectual acuteness: a brilliant mind; a brilliant solution to the problem. See synonyms at intelligent.
    n.

    A precious gem, especially a diamond, finely cut in any of various forms with numerous facets.

    [French brillant, present participle of briller, to shine, from Italian brillare, perhaps from brillo, beryl, from Latin bēryllus. See beryl.]

    brilliantly bril'liant·ly adv.
    brilliantness bril'liant·ness n.


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