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Glorious - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Glorious' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Glorious [ n.]
- Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; splendid; illustrious; inspiring admiration; as, glorious deeds.
- Eager for glory or distinction; haughty; boastful; ostentatious; vainglorious.
- Ecstatic; hilarious; elated with drink.

Meaning of 'Glorious' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . glorious [ a]
Meaning (1):
- having or deserving or conferring glory
Example in sentence:
  • a long and glorious career;
  • our glorious literature
2 . glorious [ s]
Meaning (2):
- having great beauty and splendor
Example in sentence:
  • a glorious spring morning;
  • a glorious sunset;
  • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity;
  • splendid costumes
Meaning (3):
- characterized by grandeur
Example in sentence:
  • a glorious work of art;
  • magnificent cathedrals;
  • the brilliant court life at Versailles;
  • the splendid coronation ceremony