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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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