Origin of glorification
Examples from the Web for glorification
This was a series that traded the glorification of moral bankruptcy for family values.
The self-portrait as a glorification of the artist took off in the 1490s, according to Hall.
The glorification of merit, it turns out, has a profoundly threatening downside.
First came the glorification, which ended with the words, "Have mercy on me."Resurrection|Leo Tolstoy
Intended for his glorification, it became the commemoration of his disgrace.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
In the name of the nation we salute him, not in the humble attitude of mourning, but with all the pride of glorification.Victor Hugo: His Life and Works|G. Barnett Smith
Thus it was perfectly natural and simple for him to take the adventure of the previous day, and twist it to his own glorification.Shelled by an Unseen Foe|James Fiske
Opera is the glorification of the voice and the deification 267 of the singer.How to Appreciate Music|Gustav Kobb
British Dictionary definitions for glorification
Word Origin and History for glorification
mid-15c. as a term in alchemy, "action of refining; state of being refined," from Late Latin glorificationem (nominative glorificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of glorificare (see glorify). From c.1500 in theology; general sense by mid-19c.