beaming

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

beaming (comparative more beaming, superlative most beaming)

  1. Smilingly happy; showing happy emotion.
    • c.1846-1848, Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son,
      The honest Captain, with his Heart's Delight in the house, and Susan tending her, was a beaming and a happy man. As the days flew by, he grew more beaming and more happy, every day.

Verb[edit]

beaming

  1. Present participle of beam.

Noun[edit]

beaming (plural beamings)

  1. The act of someone or something that beams.
    • 1826, Humphry William Woolrych, The Life of the Right Honourable Sir Edward Coke, Knt
      The auspicious beamings of the Reformation had indeed shed forth a partial light; but the gloomy sternness of Henry, and the arbitrary capriciousness of Elizabeth, were but ill calculated to give due energy to the new state of things []

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