triumphalism

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noun tri·um·phal·ism \trī-ˈəm(p)-fə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of triumphalism

  1. :  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

triumphalist

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1964

First Known Use of triumphalism

1964

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