Victory vs Victoriousness - What's the difference?

victory | victoriousness |


As nouns the difference between victory and victoriousness

is that victory is an instance of having won a competition or battle while victoriousness is the state or condition of being victorious.

As a verb victory

is (rare) to achieve a.

victory

English

Noun

(victories)
  • An instance of having won a competition or battle.
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  • , year=2011 , date=November 12 , author= , title=International friendly: England 1-0 Spain , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=England will not be catapulted among the favourites for Euro 2012 as a result of this win, but no victory against Spain is earned easily and it is right they take great heart from their efforts as they now prepare to play Sweden at Wembley on Tuesday.}}
  • A winged figure representing victory, common in Roman official iconography. See .
  • Antonyms

    * defeat * loss

    Derived terms

    * hollow victory * Pyrrhic victory * victory at sea

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • (rare) To achieve a
  • victoriousness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state or condition of being victorious.