glory, the state or quality of being glorious

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  • gloriousness — glorious ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or bringing glory. 2) strikingly beautiful or impressive. DERIVATIVES gloriously adverb gloriousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Gloriousness — Glorious Glo ri*ous, a. [OF. glorios, glorious, F. glorieux, fr. L. gloriosus. See {Glory}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; splendid;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gloriousness — noun see glorious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gloriousness — See gloriously. * * * …   Universalium

  • gloriousness — n. illustriousness, magnificence, splendor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gloriousness — glo·ri·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • gloriousness — noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English gloriousnesse, from glorious + nesse ness : the quality or state of being glorious …   Useful english dictionary

  • glorious — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French glorios, from Latin gloriosus glorious, vainglorious, from gloria Date: 13th century 1. a. possessing or deserving glory ; illustrious b. entitling one to glory < a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Solomon Stoddard — (September 27, 1643, baptized October 1, 1643 ndash; February 11, 1728 or 1729) was the American colonial minister who succeeded Rev. Eleazer Mather as pastor at Northampton, Massachusetts, where he died, after Mather’s death. Stoddard… …   Wikipedia

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