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 Meanings and Examples of VICTORIOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
victorious
 a.  successful; being the winner in a contest or struggle
Classic Sentence: (170 in 12 pages)
1  It was agreed between Tullus king of Rome, and Metius king of Alba, that the nation whose champions were victorious in combat should rule over the other.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXII.
2  For whereas the Romans were always victorious under the consuls, under the decemvirs they were always defeated.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLIII.
3  He who is impoverished by his wars, even should he come off victorious, can add nothing to his strength, since he spends more than he gains, as the Venetians and Florentines have done.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX.
4  For though Brutus was victorious with his wing of the army Cassius, whose wing was beaten, believed the entire army to be defeated, and under this belief gave way to despair and slew himself.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVIII.
5  For on the false report of a victory they crossed the Po, and had they only advanced a little further must have been made prisoners by the victorious French.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVIII.
6  For as each supposed the other to be victorious, neither thought much of leaving their camp to be plundered by the enemy.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVIII.
7  Quintius, on the contrary, by kindly and humane treatment, kept his men obedient and returned victorious to Rome.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIX.
8  To insure an army being victorious in battle you must inspire it with the conviction that it is certain to prevail.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXIII.
9  Nor do Teucrians alone pay forfeit of their blood; once and again valour returns even in conquered hearts, and the victorious Grecians fall.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SECOND
10  After them beautiful Aventinus, born of beautiful Hercules, displays on the sward his palm-crowned chariot and victorious horses, and carries on his shield his father's device, the hundred snakes of the Hydra's serpent-wreath.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
11  The victorious Rutulians, with their spoils and the plunder regained, bore dead Volscens weeping to the camp.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
12  And now flying Rumour, harbinger of the heavy woe, fills Evander and Evander's house and city with the same voice that but now told of Pallas victorious over Latium.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
13  Where the maiden darts furious amid the ranks, there Arruns slips up and silently tracks her footsteps; where she returns victorious and retires from amid the enemy, there he stealthily bends his rapid reins.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
14  Her aunt's words had told her nothing new; but they had revived the vision of Bertha Dorset, smiling, flattered, victorious, holding her up to ridicule by insinuations intelligible to every member of their little group.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
15  He was not always victorious, but then defeat did not mean annihilation, and need not break his spirit.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 17
Example Sentence: (80 in 6 pages)
16  The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
17  Her Olimpic experience gave her a big advantage over the other contestants for the final victory.
18  Their victory was largely a result of their brilliantly orchestrated election campaign.
19  A person's character isn't determined by how he or she enjoys victory, but rather how he or she endures defeat.
20  On current / present form the party is heading for another election victory.
21  We shouldn't rule out a Democrat victory yet.
22  The Democratic Party romped to victory in the recent elections.
23  Labour did not have an easy election victory in East Oxford.
24  Our election victory has given us a mandate to reform the economy.
25  It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur.
26  Fall is not a failure, can not stand up to failure; walking is not successful, only unremittingly is victory.
27  We are hopeful of our final victory.
28  His victory means that he is now assured of a place in the final.
29  He that returns good for evil obtains the victory.
30  The England keeper revealed some fancy footwork in the victory over Nottingham Forest.