A Word A Day : Victorious

Word of 25th July 2007: A Word A Day-Victorious


( Adjective )

Victorious (vĭk-tôr'ē-os)

• having won

• experiencing triumph

• being the winner in a contest or struggle

• characteristic of or expressing a sense of victory or fulfillment

• relating to, having the nature of, or experiencing triumph

Contexual Examples:

• The victorious army was given a red-carpet reception by the Government.

• The victorious atmosphere was spoiled by the sudden death of the college principal.


• conquering

• triumphal

• triumphant

• winning

• successful


• failing

• losing

• unsuccessful

Related Words:

• Victor - Noun - Winner, winning side in a contest

• Victory - Noun - a contest won, success against an opponent

• Victoriously - Adverb - with the touch of victory

• Victoryless - Adjective - without victory

• Victoryship - Noun - A successor to the liberty ship

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