gloriously


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.gloriously - with glory or in a glorious manner; "where others had failed he had gloriously succeeded"
2.gloriously - blessedly or wonderfully; "how gloriously happy she had been during those few fleeting moments of time"
Translations
بِصورَة مَجيدَه
skvěle
storslået
dicsõségesen
dásamlega
şahane bir şekildeşerefle

gloriously

[ˈglɔːrɪəslɪ] ADV
1. (= with glory) [win] → gloriosamente
2. (= wonderfully) → magníficamente
it was gloriously sunnyhacía un sol magnífico
we were gloriously happyestábamos contentísimos

gloriously

[ˈglɔːriəsli] adv
[happy] → merveilleusement
[successful] → glorieusement
a gloriously sunny day → une journée radieuse

gloriously

adv
(= marvellously)herrlich; gloriously happyüberglücklich
(= illustriously)glanzvoll; dieruhmreich

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 ?
'With the greatest of pleasure!' said the Nightingale; and she sang so gloriously that it was a pleasure to listen.
For the last time the wild cherry-tree bloomed,--wonderful blossom, glittering with tears, and gloriously radiant with stormy lights of wild passion and wilder hopes.
That hour always had the exultation of victory, of triumphant ending, like a hero's death--heroes who died young and gloriously. It was a sudden transfiguration, a lifting-up of day.
As bad was Harley Kennan's trick of catching him gloriously asleep on an edge of Villa's skirt and of tickling the hair between his toes and making him kick involuntarily in his sleep, until he kicked himself awake to hearing of gurgles and snickers of laughter at his expense.
How gloriously he would go plowing the dancing seas, in his long, low, black-hulled racer, the Spirit of the Storm, with his grisly flag flying at the fore!
The Venetians, if their achievements are considered, will be seen to have acted safely and gloriously so long as they sent to war their own men, when with armed gentlemen and plebians they did valiantly.
My body was gloriously healthy, and healthily tired from the long ride.
The sun was shining gloriously; the children that had been confirmed went out of the town; and from the wood was borne towards them the sounds of the unknown bell with wonderful distinctness.
The last figure in the piece was Western the Great, most gloriously forbearing the vanquished foe.
URIEL, for thou of those seav'n Spirits that stand In sight of God's high Throne, gloriously bright, The first art wont his great authentic will Interpreter through highest Heav'n to bring, Where all his Sons thy Embassie attend; And here art likeliest by supream decree Like honour to obtain, and as his Eye To visit oft this new Creation round; Unspeakable desire to see, and know All these his wondrous works, but chiefly Man, His chief delight and favour, him for whom All these his works so wondrous he ordaind, Hath brought me from the Quires of Cherubim Alone thus wandring.
Most boys have seasons of wishing they could die gloriously instead of just being grocery clerks and going on with their humdrum lives.
If the army had gone gloriously on he would be lost.