glorification

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French glorification, from Latin glorificatio.

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Noun[edit]

glorification (countable and uncountable, plural glorifications)

  1. The act of glorifying or the state of being glorified.
  2. Specifically, the ascension (of Christ or humans) to the glory of heaven.
    • 2017, Meghan O'Gieblyn, The Guardian, 18 April:
      Christ was guiding evolution toward a state of glorification so that humanity could finally merge with God in eternal perfection.
  3. The worshiping of a deity; extolment or laudation.
  4. The portrayal of something as being ideal; idealization.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

glorifier +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

glorification f (plural glorifications)

  1. glorification
  2. aggrandizement

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