triumphalism

[trahy-uhm-fuh-liz-uh m]
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.

Origin of triumphalism

First recorded in 1960–65; triumphal + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for triumphalism

triumphalism

noun
  1. excessive celebration of the defeat of one's enemies or opponents
Derived Formstriumphalist, adjective
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