Associations to the word «Glorious»


GLORIOUS, adjective. Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; illustrious; inspiring admiration; as, glorious deeds.
GLORIOUS, adjective. Splendid; resplendent; bright; shining, as the sun, gold, or other shiny objects.
GLORIOUS, adjective. (obsolete) Eager for glory or distinction; haughty; boastful; ostentatious; vainglorious.
GLORIOUS, adjective. (colloquial) Ecstatic; hilarious; elated with drink.

Dictionary definition

GLORIOUS, adjective. Having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature".
GLORIOUS, adjective. Characterized by grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony".
GLORIOUS, adjective. Having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity".

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