HyperDic: glorious

English > 3 senses of the word glorious:
ADJECTIVEallglorioushaving or deserving or conferring glory
allglorious, brilliant, magnificent, splendidcharacterized by grandeur
allglorious, resplendent, splendid, splendiferoushaving great beauty and splendor
glorious > pronunciation
Soundsglao'riyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > glorious: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or deserving or conferring glory.
Examples
  • "a long and glorious career"
  • "our glorious literature"
Narrowerbrightsplendid
celebrated, historied, storiedHaving an illustrious past
divine, elysian, inspiredOf such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods
empyreal, empyrean, sublimeinspiring awe
illustriousHaving or conferring glory
incandescentCharacterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance
lustrousbrilliant
See alsoknownapprehended with certainty
Oppositeingloriousnot bringing honor and glory
Spanishgloriosa, glorioso
Catalangloriós
Nounsglorya state of high honor
Adverbsgloriouslywith glory or in a glorious manner
English > glorious: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by grandeur.
Example "a glorious work of art"
Synonymsbrilliant, magnificent, splendid
Broaderimpressivemaking a strong or vivid impression
Spanishbrillante, espléndido, macanudo, magnífico
Catalangrandiós, magnífic
Nounsglorybrilliant radiant beauty
English > glorious: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving great beauty and splendor.
Examples
  • "a glorious spring morning"
  • "a glorious sunset"
Synonymsresplendent, splendid, splendiferous
Broaderbeautifuldelighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
Spanishespléndido, esplendoroso, fastuoso, flamante, glorioso, magnífico, maravilloso, resplandeciente
Catalanesplèndid, esplendorós, fastuós, gloriós, magnífic, meravellós, preciós
Nounsglorybrilliant radiant beauty

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