triumphant

[ trahy-uhm-fuhnt ]
/ traɪˈʌm fənt /
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adjective

having achieved victory or success; victorious; successful.
exulting over victory; rejoicing over success; exultant.
Obsolete. splendid; magnificent.

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Origin of triumphant

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

OTHER WORDS FROM triumphant

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

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH triumphant

triumphal, triumphant
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British Dictionary definitions for triumphant

triumphant
/ (traɪˈʌmfənt) /

adjective

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

Derived forms of triumphant

triumphantly, adverb
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