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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [glawr-uh-fi-key-shuh n, glohr-]
    • /ˌglɔr ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌgloʊr-/
    • /glɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [glawr-uh-fi-key-shuh n, glohr-]
    • /ˌglɔr ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌgloʊr-/

Definitions of glorification word

  • noun glorification a glorified or more splendid form of something. 1
  • noun glorification the act of glorifying. 1
  • noun glorification the state of being glorified. 1
  • noun glorification exaltation to the glory of heaven. 1
  • noun glorification The act of glorifying or the state of being glorified. 1
  • noun glorification glamorization of sth 1

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Origin of glorification

First appearance:

before 1425
One of the 25% oldest English words
1425-75; late Middle English < Late Latin glōrificātiōn- (stem of glōrificātiō), equivalent to glōrific(āre) to glorify + -ātiōn- -ation

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Parts of speech for Glorification


glorification popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

glorification usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for glorification

noun glorification

  • translation — the rendering of something into another language or into one's own from another language.
  • apotheosis — If something is the apotheosis of something else, it is an ideal or typical example of it.
  • deification — If you talk about the deification of someone or something, you mean that they are regarded with very great respect and are not criticized at all.
  • adoration — Adoration is a feeling of great admiration and love for someone or something.
  • veneration — the act of venerating.

Antonyms for glorification

noun glorification

Top questions with glorification

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