glorified


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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.

glorified

(ˈɡlɔːrɪˌfaɪd)
adj
caused to seem more important or splendid than realityworshipped, praised, or extolled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.glorified - accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing
authorised, authorized - endowed with authority
Translations

glorified

[ˈglɔːrɪfaɪd] adj
I'm just a glorified secretary → Je ne suis guère mieux qu'une simple secrétaire.
Some places are no more than glorified pubs → Certains endroits ne sont guère plus que des pubs.

glorified

adj this restaurant is just a glorified snack bardieses Restaurant ist nur eine bessere Imbissstube; I’m just a glorified secretaryich bin nur eine bessere Sekretärin
References in classic literature ?
Ten minutes later Rebecca came out from the Great Presence looking white and spent, but chastened and glorified.
Our good old chair being thus glorified," proceeded Grandfather, "it glittered with a great deal more splendor than it had exhibited just a century before, when the Lady Arbella brought it over from England.
Neither Anne nor Leslie ever forgot Captain Jim's face when they gave him the book--HIS book, transfigured and glorified.
And suddenly, from the mysterious and awful far-away world in which he had been living for the last twenty-two hours, Levin felt himself all in an instant borne back to the old every-day world, glorified though now, by such a radiance of happiness that he could not bear it.
And now surrounded, like the saint-like personage of olden times, with a radiant halo, that glorified him amid this gloomy night of sin -- as if the departed Governor had left him an inheritance of his glory, or as if he had caught upon himself the distant shine of the celestial city, while looking thitherward to see the triumphant pilgrim pass within its gates -- now, in short, good Father Wilson was moving homeward, aiding his footsteps with a lighted lantern
Old Governor Bellingham would come grimly forth, with his King James' ruff fastened askew, and Mistress Hibbins, with some twigs of the forest clinging to her skirts, and looking sourer than ever, as having hardly got a wink of sleep after her night ride; and good Father Wilson too, after spending half the night at a death-bed, and liking ill to be disturbed, thus early, out of his dreams about the glorified saints.
Just a moment we gazed upon each other, and then the look of hope and renewed courage which had glorified her face as she discovered me, faded into one of utter dejection, mingled with loathing and contempt.
He had been a hard worker, a daring speculator with nerves of iron, and courage which would have glorified a nobler cause.
All his life he had been a schemer, his eyes turned towards the big things, yet with himself always occupying the one glorified place in the centre of the arena.
The wind ruffled her hair, the sun glorified it; she was as she had always been.
God had delivered me, but I had not glorified Him - that is to say, I had not owned and been thankful for that as a deliverance; and how could I expect greater deliverance?
15 (BNA): The Public Prosecution received several complaints from citizens against an individual who had tweeted on his social media account in defamation of a symbol that is revered and glorified in their sect, said Chief Prosecutor of the Northern Governorate, Mohammed Salah.