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[n] the location of a visual perception along the black-to-white continuum
[n] the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
[n] intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty


dullness, dulness

Misc. Definitions

\Bright"ness\, n. [AS. beorhines. See {Bright}.]
1. The quality or state of being bright; splendor; luster; brilliancy; clearness. A sudden brightness in his face appear. --Crabbe.
2. Acuteness (of the faculties); sharpness 9wit. The brightness of his parts . . . distinguished him. --Prior. Syn: Splendor; luster; radiance; resplendence; brilliancy; effulgence; glory; clearness.

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