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glorification

[ glawr-uh-fi-key-shuhn, glohr- ]
/ ˌglɔr ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌgloʊr- /
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noun

a glorified or more splendid form of something.
the act of glorifying.
the state of being glorified.
exaltation to the glory of heaven.

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Origin of glorification

1425–75; late Middle English <Late Latin glōrificātiōn- (stem of glōrificātiō), equivalent to glōrific(āre) to glorify + -ātiōn--ation

OTHER WORDS FROM glorification

de·glo·ri·fi·ca·tion, nounre·glo·ri·fi·ca·tion, nounself-glo·ri·fi·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for glorification

glorification
/ (ˌɡlɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /

noun

the act of glorifying or state of being glorified
informal an enhanced or favourably exaggerated version or account
British informal a celebration
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