glorification

[ glawr-uh-fi-key-shuhn, glohr- ]
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noun
  1. a glorified or more splendid form of something.

  2. the act of glorifying.

  1. the state of being glorified.

  2. exaltation to the glory of heaven.

Origin of glorification

1
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, noun
  • re·glo·ri·fi·ca·tion, noun
  • self-glo·ri·fi·ca·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for glorification

glorification

/ (ˌɡlɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /


noun
  1. the act of glorifying or state of being glorified

  2. informal an enhanced or favourably exaggerated version or account

  1. British informal a celebration

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