Definitions

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  • adj. Not glorified.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not glorified; not honored with praise or adoration.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ glorified

Examples

  • The freedoms of many countries have been won (India included) through many unnamed, unglorified people and their sacrifices.

    Anand Chandrasekaran: On Freedom

  • After Jared Birkdale had defied Leon in his own stronghold, and, instead of agreeing with Tate that Joyce had come to Isa as to a mother, had insisted upon bare, unglorified fact, he had betaken himself into oblivion.

    Joyce of the North Woods

  • Notwithstanding, let all the true Israel of God constantly follow, not the doubtful practices of unglorified saints, but the written pleasure of the most glorious King of saints; and as many as walk according to this rule, peace shall be on them, and upon the Israel of God.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • _Poems_ (1917), dedicated to Robert Frost, is full of Thomas's fidelity to little things, things as unglorified as the unfreezing of the "rock-like mud," a child's path, a list of quaint-sounding villages, birds 'nests uncovered by the autumn wind, dusty nettles -- the lines glow with a deep and almost abject reverence for the soil.

    Modern British Poetry

  • Poems (1917), dedicated to Robert Frost, is full of Thomas's fidelity to little things, things as unglorified as the unfreezing of the "rock-like mud," a child's path, a list of quaint-sounding villages, birds 'nests uncovered by the autumn wind, dusty nettles—the lines glow with a deep and almost abject reverence for the soil.

    Biographical Sketches

  • Pass to instances: 'The seniors live a. .. life unglorified by a single fine emotion or elevating instinct.'

    The Private Life of Henry Maitland

  • For the greater part mine has been a common life, unglorified by hazards in the field, or bright fulfilment of ambition; it had been better for its peace if it might wholly have kept the comfortable, usual way.

    Apologia Diffidentis

  • She found long-haired Shetland ponies big enough to ride, glorified hobby horses clad in real skins, and unglorified ones with nostrils like those of her landlady in Columbus Avenue.

    Winnie Childs The Shop Girl

  • Incarnation and the Resurrection are the facts of paramount interest; the death of Christ, corresponding as it does to the hypothetical laying aside of the unglorified flesh, loses something of its usual prominence in Christian thought.

    NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus

  • [1194] While then so many things are glorified, do you wish the Spirit alone of all things to be unglorified?

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

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