Definition of glorified in English:


Line breaks: glori|fied
Pronunciation: /ˈglɔːrɪfʌɪd


  • 1 [attributive] (Of something or someone ordinary or unexceptional) represented as or appearing more elevated or special than is the case: I did the paperwork and was basically a glorified secretary
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    • In reality it appears more as a glorified work visa scheme.
    • Since all I ever use the thing for is writing, to me it's just a glorified typewriter.
    • Lured by a lifelong love of dance, she started as what she describes as ‘a glorified secretary,’ and learned from the bottom up.
  • 2(In religious contexts) made glorious: the transformed and glorified Jesus
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    • Thus the Personality of Godhead becomes ever glorified.
    • For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.
    • God is primarily glorified not in what you do but what you are.

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