Etymology
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glorious (adj.)

late 13c., from Anglo-French glorious, Old French glorieus "glorious, blessed" (12c., Modern French glorieux), from Latin gloriosus "full of glory, famous," from gloria (see glory (n.)). In classical Latin and in English late 14c.-17c. it also could mean "boastful, vainglorious." Related: Gloriously; gloriousness. In Middle English with comparative gloriouser, superlative gloriousest.

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Definitions of glorious

glorious (adj.)
having or deserving or conferring glory;
a long and glorious career
our glorious literature
glorious (adj.)
characterized by grandeur;
a glorious work of art
glorious (adj.)
having great beauty and splendor;
a glorious spring morning
a glorious sunset
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