exulting vs triumphant what difference

what is difference between exulting and triumphant

English

Verb

exulting

  1. present participle of exult

Adjective

exulting (comparative more exulting, superlative most exulting)

  1. Showing exultation.

Derived terms

  • exultingly

Noun

exulting (plural exultings)

  1. exultation
    • 1825, The Baptist Missionary Magazine (volumes 5-6, page 132)
      Disappointments and sorrows have taught me the vanity of human expectations, quieted the exultings of youthful hope, and cooled the ardour of anxious desire.


English

Etymology

From Old French, from Latin triumphans. Surface analysis is triumph +‎ -ant (adjective ending).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɹaɪˈʌmfənt/

Adjective

triumphant (comparative more triumphant, superlative most triumphant)

  1. Celebrating victory.
    a triumphant chariot
    So shall it be in the church triumphant.
    Athena, war’s triumphant maid…

Synonyms

  • triumphal

Derived terms

  • triumphantly

Related terms

  • triumph

Translations

Further reading

  • Webster, Noah (1828), “triumphant”, in An American Dictionary of the English Language
  • triumphant in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Latin

Verb

triumphant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of triumphō

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