how to pronounce glorious


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glorious is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of glorious in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… all part of a glorious journey meant to …”

meanings of glorious


  1. Ecstatic; hilarious; elated with drink.
  2. Excellent, wonderful.
  3. Bright or shining;.
  4. Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory.
  5. Eager for glory or distinction.

glorious frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word glorious occurs in english on average 21.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics glorious can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that glorious can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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