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English adjective: glorious

1. glorious having or deserving or conferring glory


SamplesA long and glorious career.
Our glorious literature.


Similarbright, celebrated, divine, elysian, empyreal, empyrean, historied, illustrious, incandescent, inspired, lustrous, storied, sublime


See alsoknown


Antonymsinglorious

2. glorious characterized by grandeur


SamplesThe brilliant court life at Versailles.
A glorious work of art.
Magnificent cathedrals.
The splendid coronation ceremony.


Synonymsbrilliant, magnificent, splendid


Similarimpressive


Antonymsunimpressive

3. glorious having great beauty and splendor


SamplesA glorious spring morning.
A glorious sunset.
Splendid costumes.
A kind of splendiferous native simplicity.


Synonymsresplendent, splendid, splendiferous


Similarbeautiful


Antonymsugly









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