glorious (more glorious, most glorious)
- Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; illustrious; inspiring admiration; as, glorious deeds.
#:*1604: Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, th' ear-piercing fife, The royal banner, and all quality, Pride, pomp and circumstance of glorious war! â William Shakespeare, Othello, Act III, Scene III, line 351.
#:*These are thy glorious works, Parent of good â Milton.
- Splendid; resplendent; bright; shining, as the sun, gold, or other shiny objects.
#:*1590: And this fell tempest shall not cease to rage Until the golden circuit on my head, Like to the glorious sun's transparent beams, Do calm the fury of this mad-bred flaw. â William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part II, Act III, Scene I, line 351.
- obsolete Eager for glory or distinction; haughty; boastful; ostentatious; vainglorious.
#:*1609: ... but most miserable Is the [desire] thatâs glorious. Blessed be those, How mean soeâer, that have their honest wills, Which seasons comfort. â William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, Act I, Scene VI, line 6.
- colloquial Ecstatic; hilarious; elated with drink.
#:*kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, Oâer all the ills of life victorious. â Burns.
#:*During his office treason was no crime, The sons of Belial had a glorious time. â Dryden.
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Finnish: upea (1), mahtava (1), kunniakas (1)
French: glorieux m, glorieuse f
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Korean: ìê´ì¤ë½ì (yeong-gwangseureopeun)
Latin: gloriosus m, gloriosa f, gloriosum n
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Spanish: glorioso m, gloriosa f