Simple Definition of glorious
: having or deserving glory, fame, or honor
: very beautiful or delightful
Examples of glorious
He had a long and glorious military career.
The old ruins give only a hint of the city's glorious past.
The government has described the battle as a glorious victory.
Our room had a glorious view of the mountains.
Origin of glorious
Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French glorios, from Latin gloriosus glorious, vainglorious, from gloria
First Known Use: 13th century
Synonym Discussion of glorious
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