Attractive vs Glorious - What's the difference?

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Attractive is a related term of glorious.


As adjectives the difference between attractive and glorious

is that attractive is causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force while glorious is exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; illustrious; inspiring admiration; as, glorious deeds.

attractive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.
  • Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.
  • That's a very attractive offer.
  • Pleasing or appealing to the senses.
  • He is an attractive fellow with a trim figure.

    Synonyms

    * (causing attraction) magnetic * (having the power of charming) desirable * (pleasing or appealing to the senses) pretty, beautiful

    Antonyms

    * (having the power of charming) repulsive, ugly * (pleasing or appealing to the senses) repulsive, ugly * unattractive

    References

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    glorious

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Exhibiting attributes, qualities, or acts that are worthy of or receive glory; noble; praiseworthy; excellent; illustrious; inspiring admiration; as, glorious deeds.
  • * 1604 , William Shakespeare, Othello , Act III, Scene III, line 351:
  • Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump, / The spirit-stirring drum, th' ear-piercing fife, / The royal banner, and all quality, / Pride, pomp and circumstance of glorious war!
  • * (rfdate) (John Milton):
  • These are thy glorious works, Parent of good.
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  • Borini missed another glorious opportunity to give his side the lead after brilliant set-up play by Sterling, but with only the exposed keeper to beat, he struck the post.
  • Splendid; resplendent; bright; shining, as the sun, gold, or other shiny objects.
  • * 1590 , William Shakespeare, Henry VI , Part II, Act III, Scene I, line 351:
  • And this fell tempest shall not cease to rage / Until the golden circuit on my head, / Like to the glorious sun's transparent beams, / Do calm the fury of this mad-bred flaw.
  • (obsolete) Eager for glory or distinction; haughty; boastful; ostentatious; vainglorious.
  • * 1609 , William Shakespeare, Cymbeline , Act I, Scene VI, line 6:
  • (colloquial) Ecstatic; hilarious; elated with drink.
  • * (rfdate) :
  • kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious , O’er all the ills of life victorious.
  • * (rfdate) :
  • During his office treason was no crime, The sons of Belial had a glorious time.

    Derived terms

    * gloriousness