AskDefine | Define glorified

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glorified See glorifyglorified adj : accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing [syn: canonized, canonised]glorify


1 praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud, extol, exalt, proclaim]
2 bestow glory upon; "The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic"
3 elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration [syn: transfigure, spiritualize]
4 cause to seem more splendid; "You are glorifying a rather mediocre building" [also: glorified]

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Extensive Definition

Glory may refer to:
In religion
  • Glory (religion), in Judeo-Christian religious tradition, the manifestation of God's presence; see also Hod (Kabbalah)
  • Glory, a term in Christian art for a halo surrounding the whole body of a person.
  • Glory Be to the Father, also known as , a Christian prayer, a doxology or short hymn of praise to God in various Christian liturgies
  • Glorification, term for the canonization of a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church
In music:
In film and television:
  • Glory (film), a 1989 film depicting the story of a regiment of African-American soldiers in the American Civil War
  • Glorificus or Glory, a goddess from a hell dimension on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
In sport:
Other uses:
  • Glory (optical phenomenon), an optical phenomenon produced by light reflected toward its source by a cloud of uniformly-sized water droplets
  • Glory, in board wargaming, the Pacific War counterpart to the Europa series of games, and also the name of the first module in GMT Games' Gameplayers series of American Civil War games
  • HMS Glory, the name of various ships of the Royal Navy
  • Glory (comics), a comic book character in the Image Comics universe
  • Glory (satellite), an earth science satellite with a proposed 2009 launch date
  • Glory (board game), a board game designed by Richard Berg published by GMT Games
  • Glory (novel), a 1932 novel by Vladimir Nabokov
  • The Glory or the Farr, a king's divine right to rule in Persian mythology
  • Imperial Glory, a computer game about the Napoleonic Wars
See also:
glorified in Spanish: Gloria
glorified in French: Glory
glorified in Italian: Gloria
glorified in Slovenian: Glory (razločitev)
glorified in Russian: Глория

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