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GLAD, adjective [Latin loetus, without a prefix.]
1. Pleased; affected with pleasure or moderate joy; moderately happy.
A wise son maketh a glad father. Proverbs 10:1.
It is usually followed by of. I am glad of an opportunity to oblige my friend.
It is sometimes followed by at.
He that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished. Proverbs 17:5.
It is sometimes followed by with.
The Trojan, glad with sight of hostile blood--
With, after glad is unusual, and in this passage at would have been preferable.
2. Cheerful; joyous.
They blessed the king, and went to their tents, joyful and glad of heart. 1 Kings 8:66.
3. Cheerful; wearing the appearance of joy; as a glad countenance.
4. Wearing a gay appearance; showy; bright.
The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them. Isaiah 35:1.
GLAD evening and glad morn crown'd the fourth day.
5. Pleasing; exhilarating.
More glad to me than to a miser money is.
6. Expressing gladness or joy; exciting joy.
Hark! a glad voice the lonely desert cheers.
GLAD, verb transitive [The preterit tense and participle passive gladed is not used. See Gladden.]
To make glad; to affect with pleasure; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate.
Each drinks the juice that glads the heart of man.
GLAD'DEN, verb transitive glad'n. To make glad; to cheer; to please; to exhilarate. The news of peace gladdens our hearts.
Churches will every where gladden his eye,
and hymns of praise vibrate upon his ear.
GLAD'DEN, verb intransitive glad'n. To become glad; to rejoice.
So shall your country ever gladden at the sound of your voice.
GLAD'DER, noun One that makes glad, or gives joy.
GLAD'DING, participle present tense Making glad; cheering; giving joy.
GLADE, noun An opening or passage made through a wood by lopping off the branches of the trees. Locally, in the U. States, a natural opening or open place in a forest.
There interspersed in lawns and opening glades.
1. In New England, an opening in the ice of rivers or lakes, or a place left unfrozen.
GLADE, noun Smooth ice.
GLA'DER, noun [Latin glaldius, a sword.] Swordgrass; the general name of plants that rise with a broad blade like sedge.
GLAD'FUL, adjective Full of gladness.
GLAD'FULNESS, noun Joy; gladness.
GLA'DIATE, adjective [Latin gladius, a sword.] Sword-shaped; resembling the form of a sword; as the legume of a plant.
Contend with wild beasts.
1 Corinthians 15:32
GLADIA'TOR, noun [Latin from gladius, a sword.]
A sword-player; a prize-fighter. The gladiators, in Rome, were men who fought in the arena, for the entertainment of the people.
GLADIATO'RIAL, adjective Pertaining to gladiators, or to combats for the entertainment of the Roman people.
GLA'DIATORY, adjective Relating to gladiators.
GLA'DIATURE, noun Sword-play; fencing. [Not in use.]
GLAD'IOLE, noun [Latin gladiolus, a dagger.] A plant, the sword-lily, of the genus Gladiolus. The water gladiole is of the genus Butomus or flowering rush, and also of the genus Lobelia or cardinal flower.
GLAD'LY, adverb [See Glad.] With pleasure; joyfully; cheerfully.
The common people heard him gladly Mark 12:37.
GLAD'NESS, noun [See Glad.] Joy, or a moderate degree of joy and exhilaration; pleasure of mind; cheerfulness.
They--did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart. Acts 2:46.
[Gladness is rarely or never equivalent to mirth, merriment, gayety and triumph, and it usually expresses less than delight. It sometimes expresses great joy. Esther 8:16.]
GLAD'SOME, adjective Pleased; joyful; cheerful.
1. Causing joy, pleasure or cheerfulness; having the appearance of gayety; pleasing.
Of opening heaven they sung, and gladsome day.
GLAD'SOMELY, adverb With joy; with pleasure of mind.
GLAD'SOMENESS, noun Joy, or moderate joy; pleasure of mind.
GLAD'WIN, noun A plant of the genus Iris.