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  • 1 Glorious — could refer to:* Glorious , a song by the rock band, Everclear off their album Welcome to the Drama Club;* Glorious , a song by Muse * Glorious , a song by the Australian actress singer, Natalie Imbruglia;* Glorious , the title of a stand up… …

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  • 2 Glorious — Glo ri*ous, a. [OF. glorios, glorious, F. glorieux, fr. L. gloriosus. See {Glory}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; splendid; illustrious;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Glorious 39 — Solicita una imagen para este artículo. Título Glorious 39 Ficha técnica …

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  • 4 glorious — (adj.) late 13c., from Anglo Fr. glorious, O.Fr. glorieus (12c., Mod.Fr. glorieux), from L. gloriosus full of glory, famous, from gloria (see GLORY (Cf. glory)). In 14c. 17c. it also could mean boastful, vainglorious. Related: Gloriously …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 glorious — index famous, illustrious, meritorious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 glorious — *splendid, resplendent, sublime, superb, gorgeous Analogous words: radiant, brilliant, effulgent, lustrous (see BRIGHT): transcendent, superlative, surpassing, peerless, *supreme: illustrious, renowned, eminent (see FAMOUS) Antonyms: inglorious …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 glorious — [adj] adored, idiolized; divine august, beautiful, bright, brilliant, celebrated, dazzling, delightful, distinguished, effulgent, elevated, eminent, enjoyable, esteemed, exalted, excellent, famed, famous, fine, gorgeous, grand, gratifying, great …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 glorious — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or bringing glory. 2) strikingly beautiful or impressive. DERIVATIVES gloriously adverb gloriousness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 glorious — [glôr′ē əs] adj. [ME & Anglo Fr < OFr glorios < L gloriosus] 1. having, giving, or deserving glory 2. splendid; magnificent 3. Informal very delightful or enjoyable gloriously adv. gloriousness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 glorious — [[t]glɔ͟ːriəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is glorious is very beautiful and impressive. ...a glorious rainbow in the air... She had missed the glorious blooms of the Mediterranean spring. ...a glorious Edwardian opera house. Syn:… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 Glorious — Concert du 24 juin 2009 à Versailles Glorious est un groupe de « pop louange » catholique français, musique inspirée des églises évangéliques[réf. nécessaire] et composée sur des textes bibliques. Il a été fondé en 2000, à la suite …

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  • 12 glorious — glo|ri|ous [ˈglo:riəs] adj 1.) having or deserving great fame, praise, and honour ▪ We have in our grasp a truly glorious future. ▪ a glorious victory 2.) very beautiful or impressive ▪ glorious views of the rocky coast ▪ a glorious red sky 3.)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 glorious — glo|ri|ous [ glɔriəs ] adjective * 1. ) very beautiful in a way that makes you feel happy: The cottage is surrounded by the most glorious countryside. The colors are quite glorious. a ) glorious weather is sunny and warm: a glorious sunny day 2.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 glorious */ — UK [ˈɡlɔːrɪəs] / US [ˈɡlɔrɪəs] adjective 1) very beautiful in a way that makes you feel happy The cottage is surrounded by the most glorious countryside. The colours are quite glorious. 2) glorious weather is sunny and warm a glorious sunny day… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 glorious — adjective 1 having or deserving great fame, praise, and honour: It was a glorious political career while it lasted. | a glorious victory 2 very beautiful, attractive, or impressive: glorious colors | a glorious sight 3 extremely enjoyable;… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 glorious — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French glorios, from Latin gloriosus glorious, vainglorious, from gloria Date: 13th century 1. a. possessing or deserving glory ; illustrious b. entitling one to glory < a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 glorious — gloriously, adv. gloriousness, n. /glawr ee euhs, glohr /, adj. 1. delightful; wonderful; completely enjoyable: to have a glorious time at the circus. 2. conferring glory: a glorious victory. 3. full of glory; entitled to great renown: England is …

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  • 18 glorious — adj. glorious to + inf. (it would be glorious to live in a peaceful world) * * * [ glɔːrɪəs] glorious to + inf. (it would be glorious to live in a peaceful world) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 glorious — glo•ri•ous [[t]ˈglɔr i əs, ˈgloʊr [/t]] adj. 1) delightful; wonderful: a glorious time[/ex] 2) conferring glory: a glorious victory[/ex] 3) full of glory; entitled to great renown: a glorious hero[/ex] 4) brilliantly beautiful or magnificent;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 glorious — /ˈglɔriəs / (say glawreeuhs) adjective 1. admirable; delightful: to have a glorious time. 2. conferring glory: a glorious victory. 3. full of glory; entitled to great renown: England is glorious in her poetry. 4. brilliantly beautiful: the… …

    Australian English dictionary