gloriosus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From glōria (glory) +‎ -osus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

glōriōsus (feminine glōriōsa, neuter glōriōsum, comparative glōriōsior, superlative glōriōsissimus, adverb glōriōsē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. glorious, full of glory
    Synonym: lautus
  2. famous, renowned
  3. boasting, boastful, haughty, conceited, proud, eager for glory
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Proverbs 25:14:
      Nūbēs, et ventu, et pluviae nōn sequentēs, vir glōriōsus et prōmissa nōn conplēns.
      As clouds, and wind, when no rain followeth, so is the man that boasteth, and doth not fulfill his promises.
      (Douay-Rheims trans., Challoner rev.: 1752 CE)

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative glōriōsus glōriōsa glōriōsum glōriōsī glōriōsae glōriōsa
Genitive glōriōsī glōriōsae glōriōsī glōriōsōrum glōriōsārum glōriōsōrum
Dative glōriōsō glōriōsō glōriōsīs
Accusative glōriōsum glōriōsam glōriōsum glōriōsōs glōriōsās glōriōsa
Ablative glōriōsō glōriōsā glōriōsō glōriōsīs
Vocative glōriōse glōriōsa glōriōsum glōriōsī glōriōsae glōriōsa

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ReferencesEdit

  • gloriosus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gloriosus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gloriosus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)