Origin of glorious
Examples from the Web for gloriously
She really struggled and fought hard and gloriously, always for us all around.Pierce Brosnan’s Life After Bond: From Action Hero to Losing His Daughter to Cancer|Tim Teeman|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The son she had fought so gloriously to keep from being born in prison now faced being sent there.Tupac and Murray Kempton: The Godfather Who Wore Tweed|Michael Daly|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which raises the question: If the idea of the gloriously superfluous disappears from nature, how does it take root in the mind?
Gloriously smooth, full-grain leather was contrasted with hybrid materials.Nicolas Ghesquière Presents His Debut Collection for Louis Vuitton|Liza Foreman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Emily Mortimer plays a version of herself in the gloriously awkward new show Doll & Em.
That's why I'm so gloriously happy here, because I'm being right down natural.The Call of the Blood|Robert Smythe Hichens
She always ended by feeling very young, and, somehow, gloriously carefree and lighthearted.Fanny Herself|Edna Ferber
She, discovering this, disposed of the whole of it in a few months of gloriously expensive living and giving.
By this time the girlish chrysalis had been shed and a gloriously beautiful woman had emerged.Superwomen|Albert Payson Terhune
I have determined to die, and this I would fain do gloriously, I mean, by dismissing all ignoble thoughts.The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.|Euripides
British Dictionary definitions for gloriously
Word Origin and History for gloriously
late 13c., from Anglo-French glorious, Old French glorieus (12c., Modern French glorieux), from Latin gloriosus "full of glory, famous," from gloria (see glory). In 14c.-17c. it also could mean "boastful, vainglorious." Related: Gloriously.