Jubilant vs Triumphant - What's the difference?

jubilant | triumphant |


As adjectives the difference between jubilant and triumphant

is that jubilant is in a state of elation while triumphant is celebrating victory.

jubilant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • In a state of elation.
  • Synonyms

    * (in a state of elation) delighted, elated, joyful, thrilled

    Derived terms

    * jubilantly

    triumphant

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Celebrating victory.
  • a triumphant chariot
    So shall it be in the church triumphant .
    Athena, war's triumphant maid...
  • * {{quote-news, year=2014
  • , date=November 14 , author=Stephen Halliday , title=Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland: Maloney the hero , work=The Scotsman citation , page= , passage=Strachan emerged triumphant from the battle of former Celtic managers at the venue where they both enjoyed some of the highest points of their coaching careers.}}

    Synonyms

    * triumphal

    Derived terms

    * triumphantly