Synonyms of glory
1 honourDictionary • He had his moment of glory when he won the London Marathon.
honour • He brought honour and glory to his country.
praise • I have nothing but praise for the police.
fame • At the height of his fame, his every word was valued.
celebrity • She has finally achieved celebrity after 25 years as an actress.
distinction • He is a composer of distinction and sensitivity.
acclaim • She won critical acclaim for her performance.
prestige • His work gained him international prestige.
immortality • Some people want to achieve immortality through their works.
eminence • pilots who achieved eminence in the aeronautical world
kudos • a new hotel chain that has won kudos for the way it treats guests
renown • She used to be a singer of some renown.
exaltation • The poem is an exaltation of love.
2 splendourDictionary • the glory of the royal court
splendour • They met in the splendour of the hotel.
majesty • the majesty of the mainland mountains
greatness • the greatness of ancient Rome
grandeur • Only once inside do you appreciate the church's true grandeur.
nobility • I found Mr. Mandela supremely courteous, with a genuine nobility of bearing.
pomp • the pomp and splendour of the English aristocracy
magnificence • I shall never forget the magnificence of the Swiss mountains.
pageantry • He was greeted with all the pageantry of an official state visit.
éclat • He performed his piano solo with great éclat.
3 beautyDictionary • the glory of an autumn sunset
beauty • an area of outstanding natural beauty
brilliance • the brilliance of the sun on the water
lustre • Gold retains its lustre for far longer than other metals.
radiance • The dim bulb cast a soft radiance over his face.
4 worshipDictionary • Glory be to God.
worship • The temple had been a centre of worship of the goddess Hathor.
praise • Hindus were singing hymns in praise of the god Rama.
blessing • He said the blessing after taking the bread.
homage • two marvellous films that pay homage to our literary heritage
adoration • He had been used to female adoration all his life.
veneration • Churchill was held in veneration in his lifetime.
triumphDictionary • The workers were glorying in their new-found freedom.
triumph • the euphoria, the sense of triumphing together as a nation
crow • Edwards is already crowing over his victory.
gloat • They are gloating over their rivals' defeat.
exult • He was still exulting over his victory.
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acclaimAcclaim is public praise for someone or something.
• She won critical acclaim for her performance.
adorationAdoration is a feeling of great admiration and love for someone or something.
• He had been used to female adoration all his life.
beautyBeauty is the state or quality of being beautiful.
• an area of outstanding natural beauty
Thesaurus for glory from the Collins English Thesaurus
exaltation, praise, or honour, as that accorded by general consent