brilliancy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈbɹɪljənsi/
Noun

brilliancy

  1. A shining quality; brilliance.
  2. An act of being brilliant.
    His brilliancy lay in combining old concepts from far-flung fields into a new idea.
  3. (chess) A spectacular and beautiful game of chess, generally featuring sacrificial attacks and unexpected moves.
    • 2015, Michael Hearst, Extraordinary People: A Semi-Comprehensive Guide to Some of the World's Most Fascinating Individuals, Chronicle Books (ISBN 9781452133393), page 38 ↗
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