eclatant

See also: éclatant

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French éclatant (bright, brilliant, dazzling), present participle of éclater (to burst; to shine).

AdjectiveEdit

eclatant (comparative more eclatant, superlative most eclatant)

  1. (rare) Impressive, brilliant, striking, convincing.
    • 1895 May, “Missouri Institute of Homœopathy, Bureau of Gynecology: Address by Dr. T. Griswold Comstock, Chairman”, in St. Louis Journal of Homœopathy and Clinical Reporter, volume 1, number 6, St. Louis, MO, page 178:
      Some operators differ with Dr. Pratt as to the technique of the operation, but this is a minor matter, so long as their operations are successful, but one fact is patent, the operation when made from proper indications is followed by the most eclatant results.
    • 2014, Marina Gržinić, Šefik Tatlić, “The Unending Transition”, in Necropolitics, Racialization, and Global Capitalism: Historicization of Biopolitics and Forensics of Politics, Art, and Life, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, →ISBN, page 254:
      It is clear that what was once seen as an inconsistency, is actually an eclatant example of one of the most systemic characteristics of the system.

TranslationsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French éclatant.

AdjectiveEdit

eclatant m or n (feminine singular eclatantă, masculine plural eclatanți, feminine and neuter plural eclatante)

  1. dazzling

DeclensionEdit