Synonyms and Antonyms of glory

  1. to feel or express joy or triumph the whole city gloried in the home team's winning of the World Series Synonyms crow, delight, exuberate, exult, jubilate, joy, kvell, rejoice, triumphRelated Words gloat, preen, swell; boast, brag; flaunt, parade, show off, strut, swaggerNear Antonyms bemoan, bewail, grieve, lament, regret, weep



Synonyms and Antonyms of glory

  1. 1 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement the theater director gave the stage crew all the glory for the successful production Synonyms acclaim, accolade, applause, bay(s), credit, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, laud, laurels, props [slang], réclame, sun Related Words celebrity, fame, renown, repute; compliment, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, toast, tribute; acclamation, ovation, plaudit, praise, rave, rhapsody; citation, commendation, kudo, note, recommendation; elevation, enshrinement, enthronement, exaltation, glorification

  2. 2 an asset that brings praise or renown the new art museum has become the glory of the college campus Synonyms boast, credit, crown jewel, honor, jewel, pride, treasure, trophy Related Words pièce de résistance, showpiece; attraction, feature, highlight; distinction, excellence, merit, value, virtue Phrases a feather in one's cap Near Antonyms disgrace, dishonor; blemish, blot, defect, shame, slur, smirch, smudge, stain, stigma; eyesore, fright, horror, mess

  3. 3 impressiveness of beauty on a large scale was overwhelmed by the imperial glory of Rome Synonyms augustness, brilliance, gloriousness, magnificence, gorgeousness, grandeur, grandness, majesty, nobility, nobleness, resplendence, resplendency, splendidness, splendiferousness, splendor, stateliness, stupendousness, sublimeness, superbnessRelated Words awesomeness, formidability, marvelousness, wonderfulness, wondrousness; dignity, elegance, grace; lavishness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, luxury, opulence, princeliness, richness, sumptuousness; grandiosity, ostentation, pretentiousness; elaborateness, flashiness, gaudiness, ornateness, poshness, ritziness, showiness, swankiness; extraordinariness, remarkableness

  4. 4 an artistic rendering of radiant light around the head or body of a sacred personage an altarpiece depicting God seated on His throne and bathed in celestial glory Synonyms aureole, halo, nimbusRelated Words starburst, sunburst; aura, corona


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glory be

Synonyms and Antonyms of glory

  1. how delightful glory! I thought I'd never see this day come Synonyms hooray (or glory be), ha (or hah), hallelujah, hey, hot dog, huzzah, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, whoopee, yahoo, yippeeRelated Words wow, zowie; ooh; gee, gee whiz, goshNear Antonyms alack, alas, aw, boo

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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