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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Glad \Glad\ (gl[a^]d), a. [Compar. Gladder; superl. Gladdest.] [AS. gl[ae]d bright, glad; akin to D. glad smooth, G. glatt, OHG. glat smooth, shining, Icel. gla[eth]r glad, bright, Dan. & Sw. glad glad, Lith. glodas smooth, and prob. to L. glaber, and E. glide. Cf. Glabrous.] [1913 Webster] 1. Pleased; joyous; happy; cheerful; gratified; -- opposed to sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- said of persons, and often followed by of, at, that, or by the infinitive, and sometimes by with, introducing the cause or reason. [1913 Webster] A wise son maketh a glad father. --Prov. x. 1. [1913 Webster] He that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished. --Prov. xvii. 5. [1913 Webster] The Trojan, glad with sight of hostile blood. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] He, glad of her attention gained. --Milton. [1913 Webster] As we are now glad to behold your eyes. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Glad am I that your highness is so armed. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Glad on 't, glad of it. [Colloq.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Wearing a gay or bright appearance; expressing or exciting joy; producing gladness; exhilarating. [1913 Webster] Her conversation More glad to me than to a miser money is. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] Glad evening and glad morn crowned the fourth day. --Milton. Syn: Pleased; gratified; exhilarated; animated; delighted; happy; cheerful; joyous; joyful; cheering; exhilarating; pleasing; animating. Usage: Glad, Delighted, Gratified. Delighted expresses a much higher degree of pleasure than glad. Gratified always refers to a pleasure conferred by some human agent, and the feeling is modified by the consideration that we owe it in part to another. A person may be glad or delighted to see a friend, and gratified at the attention shown by his visits. [1913 Webster]