glorification


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glo·ri·fy

 (glôr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. glo·ri·fied, glo·ri·fy·ing, glo·ri·fies
1. To give glory, honor, or high praise to; exalt.
2. To cause to be or seem more glorious or excellent than is actually the case: a description that glorified a cabin into a mansion.
3. To give glory to, especially through worship.

[Middle English glorifien, from Old French glorefier, from Latin glōrificāre : glōria, glory + -ficāre, -fy.]

glo′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
glo′ri·fi′er n.

glorification

(ˌɡlɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of glorifying or state of being glorified
2. informal an enhanced or favourably exaggerated version or account
3. informal Brit a celebration

glo•ri•fi•ca•tion

(ˌglɔr ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌgloʊr-)

n.
1. a glorified or more splendid form of something.
2. the act of glorifying.
3. the state of being glorified.
4. exaltation to the glory of heaven.
[1425–75; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glorification - a state of high honor; "he valued glory above life itself"
honour, laurels, honor - the state of being honored
2.glorification - a portrayal of something as ideal; "the idealization of rural life was very misleading"
admiration, appreciation - a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works"
3.glorification - the act of glorifying (as in worship); "the glorification of God"
idolisation, idolization, adoration - the act of admiring strongly

glorification

noun
1. The act of raising to a high position or status or the condition of being so raised:
2. The honoring of a deity, as in worship:
Translations
تَمجيد، تَعْظيم، تَسْبيح
oslavenívelebení
forherligelseglorificering
dicsõítés
vegsömun, upphafning
glorifikácia
övmeyüceltme

glorification

[ˌglɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Nglorificación f

glorification

[ˌglɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] nglorification f

glorification

nVerherrlichung f; (of God also)Lobpreis m; (= beautification)Verschönerung f

glorification

[ˌglɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] nglorificazione f

glory

(ˈgloːri) plural ˈglories noun
1. fame or honour. glory on the field of battle; He took part in the competition for the glory of the school.
2. a source of pride, fame etc. This building is one of the many glories of Venice.
3. the quality of being magnificent. The sun rose in all its glory.
verb
to take great pleasure in. He glories in his work as an architect.
ˈglorify (-fai) verb
1. to make (something) seem better than it is. That book glorified war.
2. to praise.
ˌglorifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
ˈglorious adjective
1. splendid; deserving great praise. a glorious career/victory.
2. very pleasant; delightful. glorious weather; Isn't the sunshine glorious?
ˈgloriously adverb
References in classic literature ?
Noel Vanstone vibrated between his admiration of Magdalen's beauty and his glorification of his own possessions.
Gnats, knowing nothing of their brief glorification, wandered across the shimmer of this pathway, irradiated as if they bore fire within them, then passed out of its line, and were quite extinct.
Quite the contrary; our poet had too much good sense and too threadbare a coat, not to attach particular importance to having the numerous allusions in his prologue, and, in particular, the glorification of the dauphin, son of the Lion of France, fall upon the most eminent ear.
Before I knew what to expect, I was listening to a glorification of the arms of my country at the expense of Russia.
To see the black tulip, Monseigneur," said Van Baerle, clasping his hands, "and when I have seen it, when I have seen what I desire to know, I am quite ready to die, if die I must; but in dying I shall bless your Highness's mercy for having allowed me to witness the glorification of my work.
There is far too much glorification in England, just now, of the mere physical qualities which an Englishman shares with the savage and the brute.
There was a spirit in her--a miserable spirit, born of her own bitter experience--which rose in revolt against Horace's habitual glorification of the ladies of his family.
The chronicle-history plays begin (probably) with the subtile and fascinating, though not yet absolutely masterful study of contrasting characters in 'Richard II'; continue through the two parts of 'Henry IV,' where the realistic comedy action of Falstaff and his group makes history familiarly vivid; and end with the epic glorification of a typical English hero-king in 'Henry V.
Nietzsche detested the obtrusive and gushing pity that goes up to misery without a blush either on its cheek or in its heart--the pity which is only another form of self- glorification.
And so it went, verses new and old, verses without end, all in glorification of the succulent shellfish of Carmel.
They understood each other warily, tacitly, like a pair of cautious conspirators in a profitable plot; because they were both unable to look at a fact, a sentiment, a principle, or a belief otherwise than in the light of their own dignity, of their own glorification, of their own advantage.
And let it be added, to Dick's honour, that, though we have called her Sophronia, he called her the Marchioness from first to last; and that upon every anniversary of the day on which he found her in his sick room, Mr Chuckster came to dinner, and there was great glorification.