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Definition of Triumph


  1. A magnificent and imposing ceremonial performed in honor of a general who had gained a decisive victory over a foreign enemy.
  2. Hence, any triumphal procession; a pompous exhibition; a stately show or pageant.
  3. A state of joy or exultation for success.
  4. Success causing exultation; victory; conquest; as, the triumph of knowledge.
  5. A trump card; also, an old game at cards.
  6. To celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation.
  7. To obtain victory; to be successful; to prevail.
  8. To be prosperous; to flourish.
  9. To play a trump card.
  10. To obtain a victory over; to prevail over; to conquer. Also, to cause to triumph.

Triumph Quotations

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
Nelson Mandela

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke

Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We will gain the inevitable triumph, so help us God.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
Thomas Paine

Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
Haile Selassie
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Triumph Translations

triumph in Dutch is zegevieren, zegepralen, triomferen
triumph in French is triomphe, triomphal
triumph in German is Triumph, Triumph, triumphiere
triumph in Latin is triumphus
triumph in Portuguese is triunfo
triumph in Spanish is triunfo
triumph in Swedish is triumfera, triumf
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