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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gloriouslyadverb

    with glory or in a glorious manner

    "where others had failed he had gloriously succeeded"

  2. gloriouslyadverb

    blessedly or wonderfully

    "how gloriously happy she had been during those few fleeting moments of time"


  1. gloriouslyadverb

    In a glorious manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gloriouslyadverb

    Nobly; splendidly; illustriously.

    Etymology: from glorious.

    They inspire with those celestial flames, which shine so gloriously in their works. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.

    Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend,
    And rise to faults true criticks dare not mend. Alexander Pope.


  1. gloriously

    "Gloriously" is an adverb that describes an action performed in a manner that is wonderful, grand, enjoyable, or impressive. It conveys a sense of awe and magnificence, often suggesting an element of celebration, joy, victory, or impressive beauty. It may also indicate an event or action done in a triumphant or splendid way.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gloriously in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gloriously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of gloriously in a Sentence

  1. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    The unique and gloriously repetitive stucco ornaments and special architectural style left me no choice but to stare at the ceiling and try to photograph it as best as I can, i stood exactly in the middle of the music hall and took the photo from above my head with a wide-angle lens.

  2. Brooks Atkinson:

    We cheerfully assume that in some mystic way love conquers all, that good outweighs evil in the just balances of the universe and at the 11th hour something gloriously triumphant will prevent the worst before it happens.

  3. Vanna Bonta:

    Pure at heart: to be like a flower that blooms as gloriously, brilliantly in a secluded wild wood, not seen and praised.

  4. Thomas Wolfe:

    If a man has talent and cannot use it, he has failed. If he has a talent and uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded and has a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever know.

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