Origin of triumphant
Examples from the Web for triumphant
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|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
Of course, she immediately embraces Venkman—himself now redeemed—and the film concludes on a triumphant note.
Comrades, some of the associations of this day are not only triumphant, but joyful.The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes's Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary|Malcolm Jones|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In sudden climax the motion of the waves fills all the brass in triumphant paean, in the gleam of high noon.Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies|Philip H. Goepp
She looked round with the triumphant smile of a successful unraveller of mystery.The Toys of Peace|Saki
The triumphant tone of this imaginary catechism leads me to suspect that its author has hardly appreciated its full import.Essays Upon Some Controverted Questions|Thomas H. Huxley
Pippin neither saw nor heard them; his voice poured out in waves of song, longing, rejoicing, triumphant.Pippin; A Wandering Flame|Laura E. Richards
It took some time, but it was accomplished at last, and the triumphant diver returned to the upper air.Chatterbox, 1906|Various
British Dictionary definitions for triumphant
Word Origin and History for triumphant
late 15c., from Latin triumphantem, present participle of triumphare (see triumph).