triumphant

[ trahy-uhm-fuh nt ]
/ traɪˈʌm fənt /

adjective

having achieved victory or success; victorious; successful.
exulting over victory; rejoicing over success; exultant.
Archaic. triumphal(def 1).
Obsolete. splendid; magnificent.

Origin of triumphant

1485–95; < Latin triumphant-, stem of triumphāns, present participle of triumphāre to triumph. See triumph, -ant

Related forms

tri·um·phant·ly, adverbun·tri·um·phant, adjectiveun·tri·um·phant·ly, adverb

Can be confused

triumphal triumphant
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triumphant

/ (traɪˈʌmfənt) /

adjective

experiencing or displaying triumph
exultant through triumph
obsolete
  1. magnificent
  2. triumphal

Derived Forms

triumphantly, adverb
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