[ trahy-uhm-fuh-liz-uh m ]
/ traɪˈʌm fəˌlɪz əm /
triumphant spirit or character.
the attitude or practices of a church that seeks a position of power and dominance in the world.
Compare servant church.
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Examples from the Web for triumphalism
Progressives would be wise to tone down the triumphalism—at least in the run up to midterms.Could Progressive Wins Mean Democratic Losses in Midterms?|Keli Goff|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The reason given, without a hint of triumphalism, was that America worked.
British Dictionary definitions for triumphalism
/ (traɪˈʌmfəlɪzəm) /
excessive celebration of the defeat of one's enemies or opponents
Derived Formstriumphalist, adjective
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