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glo·ri·ous

 (glôr′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Having or deserving glory; famous.
2. Conferring or advancing glory: a glorious achievement.
3. Characterized by great beauty and splendor; magnificent: a glorious sunset.
4. Delightful; wonderful: had a glorious visit with old friends.

glo′ri·ous·ly adv.
glo′ri·ous·ness n.

glorious

(ˈɡlɔːrɪəs)
adj
1. having or full of glory; illustrious
2. conferring glory or renown: a glorious victory.
3. brilliantly beautiful
4. delightful or enjoyable
5. informal drunk
ˈgloriously adv
ˈgloriousness n

glo•ri•ous

(ˈglɔr i əs, ˈgloʊr-)

adj.
1. delightful; wonderful: a glorious time.
2. conferring glory: a glorious victory.
3. full of glory; entitled to great renown: a glorious hero.
4. brilliantly beautiful or magnificent; splendid: a glorious summer day.
[1300–50; < Old French glorieus < Latin glōriōsus. See glory, -ous]
glo′ri•ous•ly, adv.
glo′ri•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.glorious - having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature"
known - apprehended with certainty; "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal"
inglorious - not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest"
2.glorious - characterized by grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
3.glorious - having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"

glorious

adjective
2. delightful, fine, wonderful, excellent, heavenly (informal), marvellous, splendid, gorgeous, pleasurable, splendiferous (facetious) We opened the window and let in the glorious evening air.

glorious

adjective
1. Marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor:
Translations
جدير بالثَّناء والتَّمجيدجَلِيلمُمْتِع، مُفْرِح، بَهِي
slavnýúžasnýnádhernýskvělý
prægtigpragtfuldstorslået
loistava
veličanstven
dicsõ
dásamlegurdÿrlegur
すばらしい
영광스러운
sijajenveličasten
strålande
สวยงามมาก
huy hoàng

glorious

[ˈglɔːrɪəs] ADJ [career, victory] → glorioso; [weather, view] → magnífico
it was a glorious muddle (iro) → la confusión era mayúscula

glorious

[ˈglɔːriəs] adj
[victory] → glorieux/euse; [success] → brillant(e)
[future, career] → brillant(e); [past] → glorieux/euse
(= beautiful) [day, weather] → magnifique

glorious

adj
(= splendid)herrlich, wunderbar; a glorious mess (iro)ein schönes or herrliches Durcheinander
(= illustrious) career, futureglanzvoll; years, days, era, victory, historyruhmreich

glorious

[ˈglɔːrɪəs] adj (deeds, victory) → glorioso/a; (weather, view) → stupendo/a, magnifico/a; (colours) → festoso/a

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

glorious

جَلِيل úžasný prægtig herrlich ένδοξος glorioso loistava glorieux veličanstven magnifico すばらしい 영광스러운 glorieus praktfull sławny glorioso великолепный strålande สวยงามมาก görkemli huy hoàng 显赫的
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And one day they taught Hesiod glorious song while he was shepherding his lambs under holy Helicon, and this word first the goddesses said to me -- the Muses of Olympus, daughters of Zeus who holds the aegis:
For though a man have sorrow and grief in his newly-troubled soul and live in dread because his heart is distressed, yet, when a singer, the servant of the Muses, chants the glorious deeds of men of old and the blessed gods who inhabit Olympus, at once he forgets his heaviness and remembers not his sorrows at all; but the gifts of the goddesses soon turn him away from these.
In cases of great enterprise upon charge and adventure, a composition of glorious natures, doth put life into business; and those that are of solid and sober natures, have more of the ballast, than of the sail.
The serjeant had informed Mr Jones that they were marching against the rebels, and expected to be commanded by the glorious Duke of Cumberland.
And then at length the glorious mad descent down three plunging cataracts of rocky road, the exciting rattling of the harness, the grinding of the strong brakes, the driver's soothing calls to his horses, and the long burnished horn trailing wild music behind us, like invisible banners of aerial brass,--oh, it stirred the dullest blood amongst us thus as it were to tear down the sky towards the white roofs of Yellowsands, glittering here and there among the clouds of trees which filled the little valley almost to the sea's edge, while floating up to us came soft strains of music, silken and caressing, as though the sea itself sang us a welcome.
Immoral, licentious, anarchical, unscientific -- call them by what names you will -- yet, from an aesthetic point of view, those ancient days of the Colour Revolt were the glorious childhood of Art in Flatland -- a childhood, alas, that never ripened into manhood, nor even reached the blossom of youth.
Agnes, I want you to take a walk with me to--' (he named a certain part of the coast--a bold hill on the land side, and towards the sea a steep precipice, from the summit of which a glorious view is to be had).
Here are three for Stella, and two for Pris, and a glorious fat one for me from Jo.
But either because the rains had given a freshness or because the sun was shedding a most glorious heat, or because two of the gentlemen were young in years and the third young in spirit--for some reason or other a change came over them, and they forgot Italy and Botany and Fate.
He was a flaming example to the wooers of glorious fortune.
Mr Chuckster, being a gentleman of a cultivated taste and refined spirit, was one of that Lodge of Glorious Apollos whereof Mr Swiveller was Perpetual Grand.
Furiously we fought, but the advantage was mine, for I stood upon a raised platform above them, and I fought for the most glorious woman of a glorious race, and I fought for a great love and for the mother of my boy.