- tri·um·phant·ly, adverb
- un·tri·um·phant, adjective
- triumphal, triumphant
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How to use triumphant in a sentence
We’ve spent seven episodes waiting for this poor child to get his surgery, so it should be a triumphant moment.Julianne Nicholson Breaks Down the ‘Mare of Easttown’ Finale’s Tragic Twist | Kevin Fallon | May 31, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Shot over a five-year period, the movie tracks her triumphant return to the comedy stage, as well as the rekindling of her relationship with her children, with whom she had lost contact 15 years before.Trans performers blend success, visibility in two new docs | John Paul King | May 27, 2021 | Washington Blade
Shot over a period of five years, this inspirational doc tracks Julia’s triumphant comeback, the rough life on the road, and the complex process of reuniting with her children, as her comedy becomes a shared language of identity, healing, and joy.
The dynamic contrasts give these paintings, despite being touched by pain, a triumphant vitality.In the galleries: A painful, political take on the art of cruel shoes | Mark Jenkins | April 9, 2021 | Washington Post
As the story moves forward, those two main characters keep switching roles until the narrative turns into a cage fight where only one of them will walk out triumphant.‘Who is Maud Dixon?’ In this inventive thriller, you’ll be turning the pages to find out | Maureen Corrigan | April 2, 2021 | Washington Post
The Russia in which Yakunin died was one of the church triumphant.Remembering the Russian Priest Who Fought the Orthodox Church | Cathy Young | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I spoke to Ruehli on Sunday by phone and was amazed by her triumphant tone.
Now San Bernardino County authorities have announced a triumphant conclusion to their lengthy investigation into the case.Family's Best Friend Charged With Murdering Them All | Nina Strochlic | November 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Patton is a triumphant representative of resistance in black America.
Even in their ultimate sorrow, Audra—and Billie—were triumphant.Billie Holiday, Barack Obama, and the Pain of Black Women | Joshua DuBois | June 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His neck looked as powerful as a bull's, and his rather small head was poised upon it with a sort of triumphant boldness.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
Upon his return to Capheaton from his triumphant battle on the hustings he had been as impassive as his traditions demanded.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
The victorious Republicans hardly knew whether to sing triumphant songs or funeral dirges.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
With eyes still fixed intent upon the ground,I saw but her, whose artless innocence,triumphant took possession of this heart.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi | Giacomo Leopardi
Nor could he ever forget standing there in Sergeant McGinty's office while the sergeant did a bit of triumphant gloating.
British Dictionary definitions for triumphant
experiencing or displaying triumph
exultant through triumph
- triumphantly, adverb
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