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triumphalism

[trahy-uhm-fuh-liz-uh m] /traɪˈʌm fəˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
triumphant spirit or character.
2.
the attitude or practices of a church that seeks a position of power and dominance in the world.
Compare servant church.
Origin of triumphalism
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; triumphal + -ism
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triumphalism

/traɪˈʌmfəlɪzəm/
noun
1.
excessive celebration of the defeat of one's enemies or opponents
Derived Forms
triumphalist, adjective
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