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Webster 1828 Edition


Glorified

GLO'RIFIED

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Honored; dignified; exalted to glory.

Definition 2023


glorified

glorified

English

Verb

glorified

  1. simple past tense and past participle of glorify
    They sang hymns that glorified God.

Adjective

glorified (comparative more glorified, superlative most glorified)

  1. transformed into something glorious (often used sarcastically)
    • 1959 Andrew Gray, "A treatise on gyrostatics and rotational motion"
      The gyroscope is however merely a glorified spinning top ...
    • 1986 Roy Lubove, "The Struggle for Social Security, 1900-1935"
      Voluntary thrift, embodied in industrial insurance, nurtured character, but social insurance was merely a glorified form of poor law legislation.
    • 2004 Lloyd Manning Wells, "From Anzio to the Alps: an American soldier's story"
      If the captain was only a glorified first aid man as he claimed, the emphasis has to be on the glory he deserved for the way in which he did his job.