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Definition of "glory" []

  • Great honor, praise, or distinction accorded by common consent; renown. (noun)
  • Something conferring honor or renown. (noun)
  • A highly praiseworthy asset: Your wit is your crowning glory. (noun)
  • Adoration, praise, and thanksgiving offered in worship. (noun)
  • Majestic beauty and splendor; resplendence: The sun set in a blaze of glory. (noun)
  • Exaltation, praise, or honour, as that accorded by general consent (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something that brings or is worthy of praise (esp in the phrase crowning glory) (noun)
  • Thanksgiving, adoration, or worship (noun)
  • Pomp; splendour (noun)
  • Radiant beauty; resplendence (noun)
  • The beauty and bliss of heaven (noun)
  • A state of extreme happiness or prosperity (noun)
  • To triumph or exult (verb)
  • To brag (verb)
  • A mild interjection to express pleasure or surprise (often in the exclamatory phrase glory be!) (exclamation)

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Use "glory" in a sentence
  • "But the glory will be only then beginning, it will be "_glory upon glory_.""
  • "_If, on the other hand, the North stands fast on the moral ground, no glory will be like your glory_ ...."
  • "Through your newspapers, you are turning the thoughts of our children to war, our children who should be to us the symbol of a nobler, purer future rising out of the sordid wreckage of the present -- you make them drunk with your cant about national glory -- _glory!"