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glorious

glo·ri·ous

glorious

 
pronunciation:
glo ri s
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or meriting great praise, fame, honor, or glory; illustrious.
synonyms:
illustrious, wondrous
antonyms:
ignominious, inglorious
similar words:
celebrated, distinguished, eminent, famous, honored, lustrous, notable, praiseworthy, preeminent, renowned
definition 2: bringing or bestowing glory.
a glorious discovery
synonyms:
magnificent
antonyms:
inglorious
similar words:
brilliant, noble, praiseworthy, proud, splendid, successful, superb
definition 3: characterized by great beauty, splendor, or magnificence.
a glorious view
 
synonyms:
beautiful, gorgeous, magnificent, splendid, sublime
similar words:
delightful, divine, golden, grand, lustrous, majestic, marvelous, noble, resplendent, spectacular, superb, wonderful
definition 4: delightful; fine; wonderful.
a glorious time in Paris
synonyms:
delightful, wonderful
antonyms:
miserable
similar words:
charming, enchanting, fabulous, fine, marvelous, spectacular, tremendous
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derivations: gloriously (adv.), gloriousness (n.)
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