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glorious

[glawr-ee-uhs, glohr-]
adjective
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 glorious in her poetry.
4.
brilliantly beautiful or magnificent; splendid: a glorious summer day.
5.
Archaic. blissfully drunk.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French glorieus < Latin glōriōsus. See glory, -ous

gloriously, adverb
gloriousness, noun
quasi-glorious, adjective
quasi-gloriously, adverb
superglorious, adjective
supergloriously, adverb
supergloriousness, noun
unglorious, adjective
ungloriously, adverb


3. famous, famed, renowned, illustrious, noted, celebrated, eminent, distinguished.


1. unpleasant, disgusting. 3. unknown.
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glorious (ˈɡlɔːrɪəs)
 
adj
1.  having or full of glory; illustrious
2.  conferring glory or renown: a glorious victory
3.  brilliantly beautiful
4.  delightful or enjoyable
5.  informal drunk
 
'gloriously
 
adv
 
'gloriousness
 
n

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