Synonyms for glorious

Synonyms for (adjective) glorious

Synonyms: glorious, splendid, splendiferous, resplendent

Definition: having great beauty and splendor

Usage: a glorious spring morning; a glorious sunset; splendid costumes; a kind of splendiferous native simplicity

Similar words: beautiful

Definition: delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration

Usage: a beautiful child; beautiful country; a beautiful painting; a beautiful theory; a beautiful party


Synonyms: glorious

Definition: having or deserving or conferring glory

Usage: a long and glorious career; our glorious literature

Similar words: bright

Definition: splendid

Usage: the bright stars of stage and screen; a bright moment in history; the bright pageantry of court


Similar words: celebrated, historied, storied

Definition: having an illustrious past


Similar words: inspired, divine, elysian

Definition: being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods

Usage: her pies were simply divine; the divine Shakespeare; an elysian meal; an inspired performance


Similar words: empyreal, empyrean, sublime

Definition: inspiring awe

Usage: well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity- M.S.Dworkin; empyrean aplomb- Hamilton Basso; the sublime beauty of the night


Similar words: illustrious

Definition: having or conferring glory

Usage: an illustrious achievement


Similar words: incandescent

Definition: characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance

Usage: an incandescent performance


Similar words: lustrous

Definition: brilliant

Usage: set a lustrous example for others to follow; lustrous actors of the time


Synonyms: magnificent, glorious, brilliant, splendid

Definition: characterized by grandeur

Usage: the brilliant court life at Versailles; a glorious work of art; magnificent cathedrals; the splendid coronation ceremony

Similar words: impressive

Definition: making a strong or vivid impression

Usage: an impressive ceremony