Definition for Glory (glories, -'s)

glory (glories, -'s), n. [OFr.]

  1. Heaven; paradise; celestial bliss.
  2. Godliness; grace; righteousness; divinity; spiritual blessing; approval of God; commendation of the Lord; fulness of light and truth.
  3. Brilliance; splendor; blaze of sunlight; magnificence of a summer day.
  4. Brightness; luster; radiance; refulgence; ability to shine; power to radiate light and warmth.
  5. Phrase. “Morning Glory”: flowering plant with blossoms that bloom for only one day but are replaced with new blooms the next day; [fig.] new life; the resplendence of the resurrection.

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