- at one's best, happiest, most gratified, etc.
Other Word Forms of Glory
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Glory
- gone to glory
- in one's glory
Origin of Glory
From Middle English glory, glorie, from Old French glorie (“glory”), from Latin glōria (“glory, fame, renown, praise, ambition, boasting”), from Proto-Indo-European *glōs-, *gals-, *galos- (“voice, cry”). Cognate with Ancient Greek κλέος (kléos, “rumor, report”), Old English ceallian (“to cry out, shout, call”). More at call.
Middle English glorie from Old French from Latin glōria
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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