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Synonyms for glory
ˈglɔr i, ˈgloʊr iglo·ry

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. glory

    Fame is the widely disseminated report of a person's character, deeds, or abilities, and is oftenest used in the favorable sense. Reputation and repute are more limited than fame, and may be either good or bad. Notoriety is evil repute or a dishonorable counterfeit of fame. Eminence and distinction may result from rank, station, or character. Celebrity is limited in range; we speak of local celebrity, or world-wide fame. Fame in its best sense may be defined as the applause of numbers; renown, as such applause worthily won; we speak of the conqueror's fame, the patriot's renown. Glory and honor are of good import; honor may be given for qualities or acts that should not win it, but it is always given as something good and worthy; we can speak of an evil fame, but not of evil honor; glory has a more exalted and often a sacred sense.

    Synonyms:
    celebrity, credit, distinction, eminence, fame, honor, laurels, notoriety, renown, reputation, repute

    Antonyms:
    contempt, contumely, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation, ignominy, infamy, oblivion, obscurity, shame

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. glory

    Synonyms:
    brightness, radiance, effulgence, honor, fame, celebrity, pomp, luster, magnificence, splendor, renown

    Antonyms:
    obscurity, ignominy, cloud, dishonor, degradation

Princeton's WordNet3.7 / 10 votes

  1. glory, glorificationnoun

    a state of high honor

    "he valued glory above life itself"

    Synonyms:
    glorification, aureole, idealisation, resplendence, nimbus, idealization, halo, resplendency, aura, gloriole

  2. glory, resplendence, resplendencynoun

    brilliant radiant beauty

    "the glory of the sunrise"

    Synonyms:
    glorification, aureole, resplendence, nimbus, halo, resplendency, aura, gloriole

  3. aura, aureole, halo, nimbus, glory, glorioleverb

    an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint

    Synonyms:
    nimbus cloud, atmosphere, annulus, aureole, gloriole, anchor ring, resplendency, corona, air, doughnut, resplendence, nimbus, aura, glorification, ring, halo, rain cloud

  4. gloryverb

    rejoice proudly

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. glorynoun

    Synonyms:
    honor, renown, fame, celebrity, praise

  2. glorynoun

    Synonyms:
    splendor, lustre, brightness, brilliancy, effulgence, pride

  3. glorynoun

    Synonyms:
    state, pomp, parade, magnificence

  4. glorynoun

    Synonyms:
    heavenly bliss, celestial happiness

  5. glorynoun

    Synonyms:
    boast, occasion of pride, something to be proud of

  6. glorynoun

    Synonyms:
    (Painting.) halo, aureola

  7. gloryverb

    Synonyms:
    exult, vaunt, boast, take pride, triumph, be proud, pride one's self, plume one's self, pique one's self, perk one's self, pat one's self on the back

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. glorynoun

    Synonyms:
    fame, renown, honor, eminence, celebrity, pomp, magnificence, splendor, pride, exultation, arrogance, halo, nimbus, aureole

    Antonyms:
    ignominy, dishonor, obscurity, ingloriousness, shame, reproach

  2. gloryverb

    Synonyms:
    exult, boast, vaunt

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "glory":

    gloria, fame, hail, splendour, glorious, splendor, luster, stardom, honor, thrill, heyday

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Glory":

    Glory (Sängerin), James Giddeon

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use glory in a sentence?

  1. Chris Pine:

    I think we just live in a time of the selfie. So there's a sense that everyone's uniqueness and importance on this planet should be displayed and reveled in, and that there's kind of a piece of glory for everyone.

  2. Jackie Mason:

    By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose strength; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self-denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions?

  3. South African artist William Kentridge:

    The Tiber is a river swollen with glory and pain. On one side the fortune of the popes, on the other the suffering of the Jewish Ghetto. Above ... a pulsating, splendid city; below, under the bridges, the desperation of the homeless.

  4. Leonard Maltin:

    At one time, MGM was the most prestigious studio in Hollywood, it had a glory period that ran for decades.

  5. Gwen Pope:

    It’s for the glory of God, i honestly believe God will take care of us.


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