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glorification

[glawr-uh-fi-key-shuh n, glohr-] /ˌglɔr ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌgloʊr-/
noun
1.
a glorified or more splendid form of something.
2.
the act of glorifying.
3.
the state of being glorified.
4.
exaltation to the glory of heaven.
Origin of glorification
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Late Latin glōrificātiōn- (stem of glōrificātiō), equivalent to glōrific(āre) to glorify + -ātiōn- -ation
Related forms
deglorification, noun
reglorification, noun
self-glorification, noun
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glorification

/ˌɡlɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of glorifying or state of being glorified
2.
(informal) an enhanced or favourably exaggerated version or account
3.
(Brit, informal) a celebration
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Word Origin and History for glorification
n.

mid-15c. as a term in alchemy, "action of refining; state of being refined," from Late Latin glorificationem (nominative glorificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of glorificare (see glorify). From c.1500 in theology; general sense by mid-19c.

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