As verbs the difference between glorified and admired
is that glorified
) while admired
As an adjective glorified
is transformed into something glorious (often used sarcastically).
- They sang hymns that glorified God.
transformed into something glorious (often used sarcastically)
- Her teaching degree was little more than a glorified babysitting course.
:* The gyroscope is however merely a glorified spinning top ...
- 1959 Andrew Gray, "A treatise on gyrostatics and rotational motion"
:* Voluntary thrift, embodied in industrial insurance, nurtured character, but social insurance was merely a glorified form of poor law legislation.
- 1986 Roy Lubove, "The Struggle for Social Security, 1900-1935"
:* If the captain was only a glorified first aid man as he claimed, the emphasis has to be on the glory he deserved for the way in which he did his job.
English sarcastic terms
- 2004 Lloyd Manning Wells, "From Anzio to the Alps: an American soldier's story"
(obsolete) To be amazed at; to view with surprise; to marvel at.
- The poor fellow, admiring how he came there, was served in state all day long […].
To regard with wonder and delight.
to look upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out approbation, esteem, love or reverence;
to estimate or prize highly.
- examples rather to be admired than imitated
- to admire''' a person of high moral worth, to '''admire a landscape
(terms derived from admire)