vic·​to·​ri·​ous vik-ˈtȯr-ē-əs How to pronounce victorious (audio)
: having won a victory
a victorious army
: of, relating to, or characteristic of victory
victorious exuberance
: evincing moral harmony or a sense of fulfillment : fulfilled
victoriously adverb
victoriousness noun

Examples of victorious in a Sentence

They were victorious over their enemies.
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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of victorious was in the 14th century

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“Victorious.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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vic·​to·​ri·​ous vik-ˈtōr-ē-əs How to pronounce victorious (audio)
: having won a victory
a victorious candidate
victoriously adverb
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