American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The attitude or belief that a particular doctrine, especially a religion or political theory, is superior to all others.
- triumphal + -ism (Wiktionary)
“Some have called it an exercise in triumphalism, intended to plant Islam's flag at the scene of the attacks and deliberately provoke Americans.”
“But to Quebec souverainistes today, this is an exercise in triumphalism, pure and simple, and they plan to protest the events should they go on.”
“The reactions to Radley Balko’s recent Fox column on blogs are a pretty good illustration of something I mentioned worrying about a couple weeks back — this necrotic, self-congratulatory mind-set wherein anything short of unchecked blog triumphalism is shoehorned into this cartoonish Old Media Dinos vs. Spry Furry Blogger Mammals narrative.”
“Lest anybody think that Mr. Ferguson's analysis is just another exercise in Anglo-Saxon triumphalism, it should be noted that his discussion includes Continental Europe.”
“His triumphalism is the triumphalism of the "all-too-human" Last Man.”
“It smacks of British triumphalism, which is common enough when it comes to discussions of English.”
“The term for this sort of thing is "triumphalism," and the aims are always the same: deliberate offence, humiliation, power-tripping.”
“Worse, most of their rhetoric was harnessed by what the wonderful researcher Chip Berlet calls "triumphalism," the belief that you must follow one way or be damned.”
“He said the mosque would be a symbol of Muslim "triumphalism" and that building it near the site of the 9/11 attacks "would be like putting a Nazi sign next to the Holocaust museum".”
“On Saturday Gingrich called the proposed center a symbol of Muslim "triumphalism" and compared the construction of such a building to "putting a Nazi sign next to the Holocaust Museum.”
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