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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How to use triumphalism in a sentence
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
But in the second half of the novel this old world sensibility gives way to a new world triumphalism.American Dreams: Brewster’s Millions and Triumphant America | Nathaniel Rich | January 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The reason given, without a hint of triumphalism, was that America worked.
For years now, geek-chic, nerd triumphalism and the whole awkward-is-beautiful movement have saturated Hollywood.
British Dictionary definitions for triumphalism
excessive celebration of the defeat of one's enemies or opponents
- triumphalist, adjective
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