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Borrowed from Latin victōriōsus, from victōria (victory), from victor (conqueror).



victorious (comparative more victorious, superlative most victorious)

  1. Being the winner in a contest, struggle, war, etc.
    • 2009, Muse, “Uprising”:
      They will not force us, / They will stop degrading us, / They will not control us, / We will be victorious!
  2. Of or expressing a sense of victory or triumph.
    The team were met with a victorious cheer.

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