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Pyrrhic victory

noun

Simple Definition of Pyrrhic victory

  • : a victory that is not worth winning because so much is lost to achieve it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Pyrrhic victory

  1. :  a victory that is not worth winning because so much is lost to achieve it

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  the overcoming of an enemy or antagonist

    :  achievement of mastery or success in a struggle or endeavor against odds or difficulties


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