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Glory meaning

glory - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common consent to a person or thing; high reputation; honorable fame; renown.
  2. 2. That quality in a person or thing which secures general praise or honor; that which brings or gives renown; an object of pride or boast; the occasion of praise; excellency; brilliancy; splendor.
  3. 3. Pride; boastfulness; arrogance.
  4. 4. The presence of the Divine Being; the manifestations of the divine nature and favor to the blessed in heaven; celestial honor; heaven.
  5. 5. An emanation of light supposed to proceed from beings of peculiar sanctity. It is represented in art by rays of gold, or the like, proceeding from the head or body, or by a disk, or a mere line.
  6. 6. To exult with joy; to rejoice.
  7. 7. To boast; to be proud.
  8. 8. Renown; honor; splendor; heaven.
  9. 9. To exult; boast.

glory - examples of usage

  1. But my friend- I cannot make up my mind to leave him, and he must live for his own glory; and, as long as he lives, even if I had to walk on my hands, I would suffer and live. - "The Countess of Albany", Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee).
  2. How much more must he not defend his liberty now that he saw before him the direct road to glory, and felt within himself the power to journey along it. - "The Countess of Albany", Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee).
  3. " In my mind, which is completely given up to the idea of glory, I frequently go over the plan of my life. - "The Countess of Albany", Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee).
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