glorification

[ glawr-uh-fi-key-shuh n, 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.

Nearby words

  1. glop,
  2. gloppy,
  3. gloria,
  4. gloria in excelsis deo,
  5. gloria patri,
  6. glorified,
  7. glorify,
  8. gloriole,
  9. gloriosa,
  10. gloriosa lily

Origin of glorification

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

Related formsde·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 self-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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