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glo·ry

 (glôr′ē)n. pl. glo·ries

1. Great honor, praise, or distinction accorded by common consent; renown.

2. Something conferring honor or renown.

3. A highly praiseworthy asset: Your wit is your crowning glory.

4. Adoration, praise, and thanksgiving offered in worship.

5. Majestic beauty and splendor; resplendence: The sun set in a blaze of glory.

6. The splendor and bliss of heaven; perfect happiness.

7. A height of achievement, enjoyment, or prosperity: ancient Rome in its greatest glory.

8. A halo, nimbus, or aureole. Also called gloriole.

intr.v. glo·ried

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glo·ry·ing

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glo·ries

To rejoice triumphantly; exult: a sports team that gloried in its hard-won victory.

[Middle English glorie, from Old French, from Latin glōria.]

glory

(ˈɡlɔːrɪ) n

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pl -ries

1. exaltation, praise, or honour, as that accorded by general consent: the glory for the exploit went to the captain.

2. something that brings or is worthy of praise (esp in the phrase crowning glory)

3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) thanksgiving, adoration, or worship: glory be to God.

4. pomp; splendour: the glory of the king’s reign.

5. radiant beauty; resplendence: the glory of the sunset.

6. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the beauty and bliss of heaven

7. a state of extreme happiness or prosperity

vb

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-ries

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-rying or -ried

9. (often foll by: in) to triumph or exult

10. (intr) obsolete to brag

interj

informal a mild interjection to express pleasure or surprise (often in the exclamatory phrase glory be!)

[C13: from Old French glorie, from Latin glōria, of obscure origin]

glo•ry

(ˈglɔr i, ˈgloʊr i)

n., pl. -ries, n.

1. very great praise, honor, or distinction bestowed by common consent; renown.

2. something that is a source of honor, fame, or admiration; an object of pride: one of the glories of English poetry.

3. adoring praise or worshipful thanksgiving.

4. resplendent beauty or magnificence: the glory of autumn.

5. a state of great splendor or prosperity.

6. a state of absolute happiness, gratification, etc.: to be in one’s glory.

7. the splendor and bliss of heaven; heaven.

v.i.

8. to exult with triumph; rejoice proudly (usu. fol. by in): Their parents gloried in their success.

9. Obs. to boast.

interj.

10. Also, glo′ry be′. Glory be to God (used to express surprise, elation, etc.).

Idioms:

go to (one’s) glory, to die.

[1300–50; Middle English < Old French glorie < Latin glōria]

glory

Past participle: gloried
Gerund: glorying

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

Noun 1. glory – a state of high honor; “he valued glory above life itself”
2. glory – brilliant radiant beauty; “the glory of the sunrise”beauty

– the qualities that give pleasure to the senses

3. glory - an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saintglory – an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saintlightness

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light

– the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; “he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark”

Verb 1. glory – rejoice proudly

glory

noun1. honour, praise, fame, celebrity, distinction, acclaim, prestige, immortality, eminence, kudos, renown, exaltation, illustriousness He had his moment of glory when he won the London Marathon.
honour shame, disgrace, condemnation, disrepute, dishonour, infamyverb1. triumph, boast, relish, revel, crow, drool, gloat, exult, take delight, pride yourself The workers were glorying in their new-found freedom.

Quotations
“We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write on contempt of glory, inscribe their names” [Cicero Pro Archia]
“The paths of glory lead but to the grave” [Thomas Gray Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard]
“Not in utter nakedness,”
“But trailing clouds of glory do we come” [William Wordsworth Intimations of Immortality]

glory

noun1.

A position of exalted widely recognized importance:

distinction

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eminence

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eminency

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fame

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illustriousness

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luster

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mark

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notability

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note

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preeminence

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prestige

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prominence

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prominency

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renown

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2.

Something meriting the highest praise or regard:

3.

Brilliant, showy splendor:

verb

To feel or express an uplifting joy over a success or victory:

Translations

شُهْرَه، شَرَفعَظَمَهمَجْدمَفْخَرَه، مَجْديُفاخِر، يَتَباهى

slávačestchloubanacházet potěšenínádhera

æreglanshæderherlighednyde

kunniaylistysglooria

slava

dicsfényörül

dÿrîheiîur, sæmdstoltvera alsæll yfir

栄誉

영광명예

didybėdidžiuotisdžiūgauti iš pasigėrėjimoliaupsinimaspažiba

godskrāšņumslepnumslepotieslieliskums

byť hrdý nanachádzať potešenie v

slavaveličina

ära

ความมีชื่อเสียง

славачесть

sự huy hoàng

glory

n (= praise)

Ehre f

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glory to God in the highest

Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe

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glory be! (dated inf)

du lieber Himmel! (inf) (= source of pride)

Stolz m (= celestial bliss) the saints in glory

die Heiligen in der himmlischen Herrlichkeit

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Christ in glory

Christus in seiner Herrlichkeit

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to go to glory (euph liter)

ins ewige Leben or in die Ewigkeit eingehen (euph liter)

glory

(ˈgloːri) plural ˈglories noun1.

fame or honour.

glory on the field of battle; He took part in the competition for the glory of the school. roem, glorie شُهْرَه، شَرَف слава glória sláva, čest der Ruhm ære; hæder δόξαgloria kuulsus افتخار kunnia honneurתהילה कीर्ति slava dicsőség kejayaan heiður, sæmd gloria, onore 栄光 영광 šlovė, garbė slava; gods kebanggaan eerære, heder chwała لوړتيا، درناوى، وياړنه درنښت، برى، سوبه، برم glória glorie слава sláva, česť slava, čast slava ära ความมีชื่อเสียง şan, şeref 光榮, 榮譽 слава شہرت اور عزت danh tiếng 光荣,荣誉 2.

a source of pride, fame

etc

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This building is one of the many glories of Venice. roem, glorie, trots مَفْخَرَه، مَجْد красота glória chlouba der Stolz herlighed; pragtstykke καύχημαgloria uhkus مایه عزت ylpeyden aihe gloire כָּבוֹד וִיקָר परमेश्वर का गुण-गान znamenitost büszkeség kebanggaan stolt gloria, vanto 誇り 명예가 되는 것 pažiba, puošmena lepnums kemegahan glorieherlighet, prakt chluba وياړنه درنښت glória glorie предмет гордости pýcha ponos lepota prydnad, stolthet ความรุ่งเรือง gurur kaynağı 可誇耀的事 символ فخر اور شہرت کا ذریعہ niềm tự hào 可夸耀的事3.

the quality of being magnificent.

The sun rose in all its glory. glorie عَظَمَه великолепие glória nádhera die Herrlichkeit glans; herlighed μεγαλοπρέπειαgloria, esplendor hiilgus شکوهمندی loisto splendeurתפארת महिमा sjaj dicsfény keindahan dÿrð splendore 全盛 찬란함 puikumas, didybė lieliskums; krāšņums kegemilangan glorieglans, prakt wspaniałość خوشحالی glória splendoare великолепие nádhera veličastnost sjaj härlighet, prakt, glans ความรุ่งโรจน์; ความรุ่งเรือง güzellik, görkem 燦爛,壯麗 пишнота شان vẻ huy hoàng 灿烂 verb

to take great pleasure in.

He glories in his work as an architect. beroem op يُفاخِر، يَتَباهى гордея се orgulhar-se nacházet potěšení sich sonnen in nyde απολαμβάνω, καμαρώνω για enorgullecerse de, gloriarse de mõnulema نازیدن؛ مفتخر بودن nauttia savourer לְהִתפָּאֵר बहुत प्रसन्नता uživati u örül vminek menyukai vera alsæll yfir gloriarsi, vantarsi 誇りとする 기뻐하다 didžiuotis, džiūgauti iš pasigėrėjimo lepoties seronok prat gaan opglede seg over, sole seg i glansen avszczycić się نازول orgulhar-se a savura, a se desfăta гордиться byť hrdý na; nachádzať potešenie v uživati uživati glädja sig åt ดีใจใน gururlanmak, övünmek 自豪 упиватися مسرت حاصل کرنا tự hào 自豪ˈglorify (-fai) verb1.

to make (something) seem better than it is.

That book glorified war. verheerlik, verhef يُعَظِّم، يُمَجِّد превъзнасям glorificar idealizovat, vylepšit verherrlichen glorificere; forherlige ωραιοποιώglorificar, ensalzar, idealizar ilustama بهتر و بیشتر از آنچه هست وانمود کردن ihannoida exalter לְפָאֵר उपासना करना veličati, uzdizati (fel)dicsér mengagungkan fegra esaltare 美化する 미화하다 šlovinti izskaistināt memberikan imej yang baik verheerlijkenglorifisere, forherlige gloryfikować سرلوړى كول، غټول، درنول، ستايل، نمانځل glorificar a glo­rifica прославлять idealizovať poveličevati slaviti förhärliga, glorifiera เชิดชู yüceltmek 美化 прикрашати عظمت دینا tô điểm 颂扬,美化 ˌglorifiˈcation (-fi-) noun verheerliking, ophemeling تَمجيد، تَعْظيم، تَسْبيح възхвала glorificação oslavení, velebení die Verherrlichung, die Lobpreisung forherligelse; glorificering ωραιοποίηση, εξύμνηση glorificación ülistus تجلیل ihannointi glorification הַאדָרַת שֵׁם महिमागान veličanje, slavljenje dicsőítés pengagungan vegsömun, upphafning glorificazione; esaltazione 賛美 찬미 šlovinimas, liaupsinimas slavināšana; cildināšana pengagungan verheerlijking glorifisering, berømmelse gloryfikacja سرلوړى glorificação glorificare прославление; восхваление oslava, glorifikácia poveličevanje slava förhärligande, lovprisande, glorifiering การสรรเสริญ övme, yüceltme 美化,讚美 вихваляння خوبیوں کا بیان sự ca ngợi 美化,赞美 ˈglorious adjective1.

splendid; deserving great praise.

a glorious career/victory. roemryke, glansryke جدير بالثَّناء والتَّمجيد великолепен glorioso skvělý; slavný ruhmvoll prægtig; storslået ένδοξος, λαμπρόςglorioso hiilgav افتخار آمیز؛ باشکوه mahtava glorieux מְפוֹאָר गौरवपूर्ण, प्रसिद्ध sjajan, veličajan dicső(séges) hebat dÿrlegur glorioso 栄光ある 영광스러운 šlovingas slavens; lielisks cemerlang roemrijkstrålende, ærefull chlubny لوړ، دستايلووړ، دروند شريف، مجلل، پرتمين glorioso glorios великолепный skvelý; slávny sijajen slavan strålande, ärofull น่าสรรเสริญ şanlı, şerefli 輝煌的,榮耀的 славетний عظمت، شان والا huy hoàng 辉煌的2.

very pleasant; delightful.

glorious weather; Isn’t the sunshine glorious? pragtige, heerlike مُمْتِع، مُفْرِح، بَهِي прекрасен glorioso nádherný herrlich pragtfuld υπέροχοςmagnífico, espléndido tore لذت بخش upea superbeנהדר भव्य, शानदार sjajan, divan ragyogó menyenangkan dásamlegur splendido すばらしい 기쁜 puikus, nuostabus lielisks; krāšņs; brīnišķīgs baik heerlijkdeilig, strålende, praktfullwspaniały خوندور glorioso superb изумительный nádherný krasen divan härlig, underbar น่ายินดี çok güzel, şahane 非常宜人的,令人欣喜的 розкішний, пишний نہایت عمدہ، بہت خوب hết sức thú vị 非常高兴的ˈgloriously adverb roemryk, heerlik بِصورَة مَجيدَه славно gloriosamente skvěle herrlich prægtigt; storslået; pragtfuldt υπέροχαgloriosamente hiilgavalt شکوهمندانه upeasti glorieusement בִּפאֵר, בִּתהִילָה भव्यात्यामक sjajno, divno dicsőségesen secara menyenangkan dásamlega gloriosamente すばらしく 영광스럽게 šlovingai, puikiai slaveni; lieliski dengan gemilang roemrijk, heerlijkstrålende, praktfullt chlubnie خوشالوونكى gloriosamente glorios великолепно; изумительно nádherne veličastno slavno strålande, härligt อย่างรุ่งเรือง şerefle, şahane bir şekilde 榮耀地,令人欣喜地 пишно شاندار طریقے سے vinh quang 辉煌地,令人愉快地

glory

مَجْد sláva ære Ruhm δόξα gloria kunnia gloire slava gloria 栄誉 영광 glorie ære sława glória слава ära ความมีชื่อเสียง zafer sự huy hoàng 荣誉

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