Definition of triumphalism
: an attitude or feeling of victory or superiority: such asa : the attitude that one religious creed is superior to all othersb : smug or boastful pride in the success or dominance of one's nation or ideology over others
triumphalistplay \-fə-list\ noun or adjective
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The magazine’s hopeful globalism, meanwhile, fit with the end-of-history triumphalism that permeated the late ’90s, in the wake of the Cold War but before September 11.
But like most of the 1967 anniversary events, this one is expected to be modest, with little of the unconflicted triumphalism of the celebration of the nation’s founding, and little clue about what is next.
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