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Synonyms for glory
ˈglɔr i, ˈgloʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glory, glorification(noun)

    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, resplendency(noun)

    brilliant radiant beauty

    "the glory of the sunrise"

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

  3. aura, aureole, halo, nimbus, glory, gloriole(verb)

    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. glory(verb)

    rejoice proudly

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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 Antonyms

  1. glory

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

    Antonyms:
    obscurity, ignominy, cloud, dishonor, degradation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. glory(n.)

    Synonyms:
    honor, renown, fame, celebrity, praise

  2. glory(n.)

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

  3. glory(n.)

    Synonyms:
    state, pomp, parade, magnificence

  4. glory(n.)

    Synonyms:
    heavenly bliss, celestial happiness

  5. glory(n.)

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

  6. glory(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Painting.) halo, aureola

  7. glory(v. n.)

    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 Words

  1. glory(n)

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

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

  2. glory(v)

    Synonyms:
    exult, boast, vaunt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce glory?

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How to use glory in a sentence?

  1. J. S. Bach:

    The aim and final end of all music should be none other then the Glory of God and the refreshment of the soul

  2. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    I have found out in later years that my family was very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it. -- On his childhood

  3. Contessa Bianca Bertolli:

    Referring to writer and publisher T.R. Threston (Tina Threston): In life there are those who talk, talk, talk and nothing gets done. Then there are the ones that do and look for glory because of what they did. Then there are the true good hearts in the world and Tina is one them! I curse and spit on anyone that ever doubts Tina's words, generosity or intentions! If they do, clearly they do not know her and they do not deserve to know her!

  4. Firdausi:

    Watch over thy expenditure, for he who through vain glory spendeth uselessly what he hath on empty follies, will receive neither return nor praise from anyone.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The glory of friendship is not the outstreched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.


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